Donetsk, Jun 5 - DAN. A Donetsk People’s Republic militiaman was killed in shelling by Ukrainian forces over the past 24 hours, the Republic’s Operations Command deputy commander Eduard Basurin said on Tuesday.

“A DPR serviceman died in the performance of his duty,” Basurin said.

Earlier on Tuesday, reports said that Ukrainian forces fired more than 200 rounds of ammunition at DPR frontline areas over the past 24 hours damaging five houses.*jk