Donetsk, Oct 26 - DAN. A DPR militiaman has been killed in shelling by Ukrainian forces over the past 24 hours, DPR Operations Command deputy commander Eduard Basurin said on Thursday.

“A DPR militiaman was killed by mortar fire in performance of his duty,” Basurin said.

Earlier reports said Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire 24 times over the past 24 hours firing more than 100 mortar rounds at DPR territory.*jk