Donetsk, Sep 8 — DAN. Donetsk People’s Republic militiamen, supported by Russian armed forces have killed up to 45 Ukrainian gunmen over the past 24 hours, DPR People’s Militia deputy commander Eduard Basurin said on Thursday.

“In joint operations, DPR and Russian servicemen destroyed two armored personnel carriers, four special purpose vehicles, two artillery pieces and up to 45 personnel, ” Basurin said.

The People’s Republics and Russia have been conducting a special military operation in Donbass since February 24.*jk