Shakhtersk, Apr 6 - DAN. DPR has launched the largest ever mobilisation drill at a firing range in vicinity of Shakhtersk town.

“DPR’s armed forces pay special attention to mobilisation drills for the Republic’s reservists at the firing range in Shakhtersk area, DPR Operations Command deputy commander Eduard Basurin said adding that the number of reservists exceeded 27,000.

The key objective is to team up the Republic’s mobilised reserves in case of dramatic deterioration of the situation in Donbass, Basurin said.

Reservists include representatives of ministries and departments, cadets and workers from DPR towns and districts.

Field kitchens are operating at the firing range and patriotic songs are being played in overall festive atmosphere. Police are watching law and order and medics and rescuers teams are on standby at the scene.
DPR Head Alexander Zakharchenko and DPR Defence Minister Vladimir Kononov arrived at the Shakhtersk firing range. *jk