Donetsk, Sep 7 - DAN. Donetsk People’s Republic militiamen have held a missile artillery fire control exercise, the DPR People’s Militia reported on Tuesday.

“Multiple Launch Rocket System “Grad” crews took part in a scheduled fire control drill at a firing range deep inside the Republic beyond the troops withdrawal lines set by the Minsk Agreements,” the DPR militia said.

The maim objective of the exercise was to check the MLRS crews’ fighting efficiency. “The crews showed excellent skills and teamwork. Their performance in meeting the exercise targets was rated as excellent or good,” the report said.

Earlier, DPR Head Denis Pushilin said that the threat from Ukrainian armed formations had been mounting in the region.*jk