Donetsk, Nov 9 – DAN. Ukrainian forces shelled DPR frontline areas 665 times over the past 24 hours, one DPR militiamen wounded, DPR Operations Command deputy commander Eduard Basurin told a news briefing at the Donetsk News Agency on Thursday.

“The situation in the Donetsk People’s Republic keeps escalating,” Basurin said. “Ukrainian gunmen have broken the ceasefire 665 times, firing 139 artillery rounds of 152mm and 122mm caliber; 392 120mm and 82 mm mortar rounds at DPR territory; 26 tank guns rounds”.

Ukrainian army units also used grenade launchers, infantry fighting vehicle cannons and small arms, he added.

Kiev targeted Trudovskiye, Alexandrovka west of Donetsk, Elenovka, Zaitsevo and Shirokaya Balka outside Gorlovka, Zheleznaya Balka, Spartak and Kamenka outside Yasinovataya, Sakhanka, Leninskoye, Kominternovo in DPR south, Dokuchaevsk.