Donetsk, Dec 27 – DAN. A DPR militiaman was killed over the past 24 hours as Ukrainian forces shelled the Republic’s militia positions, DPR Operations Command deputy commander Eduard Basurin told a news briefing at Donetsk News Agency on Tuesday.

“One DPR militiaman was killed as our positions were shelled,” Basurin said.

Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire 103 times over the past 24 hours, firing 18 120mm mortar rounds, ten 82mm mortar rounds and 52 grenade launcher rounds. They also used infantry fighting vehicle cannons and small arms. *jk