Donetsk, Dec 15 – DAN. A DPR militiaman was killed as Ukrainian forces shelled DPR positions, DPR Operations Command deputy commander Eduard Basurin told a news briefing at Donetsk News Agency on Thursday.

“One DPR militiaman was killed as Kiev forces shelled out positions with mortars,” Basurin said.

Earlier on Thursday, DPR Command said Kiev forces fired 1,243 times at DPR frontline areas in the past 24 hours. *jk