Donetsk, Jul 1 — DAN. Donetsk People’s Republic militiamen, supported by Russian armed forces have killed more than 50 Ukrainian gunmen over the past 24 hours, DPR People’s Militia deputy commander Eduard Basurin said on Friday.

“DPR and Russian servicemen jointly destroyed six enemy vehicles, five armored personnel carriers and more than 50 personnel, ” Basurin said.

The special operation to liberate Donbass began on February 24. According to the latest reports, 240 DPR settlements have been liberated from Ukrainian forces. Fighting is ongoing on the Slavyansk, Artyomovsk and Avdeyevka axes.*jk