Donetsk, May 10 - DAN. Donetsk People’s Republic militiamen supported by Russian armed forces have killed 39 Ukrainian invaders in DPR liberation fight over the past 24 hours, DPR People’s Militia deputy commander Eduard Basurin said on Tuesday.

“Over the past 24 hours, our servicemen have killed 39 Ukrainian nationalists and destroyed two infantry fighting vehicles, four armored personnel carries, two 122mm D-30 howitzer fire positions and two load carriers,” Basurin said.

The DPR militia has captured one tank, two APCs and two load carries, he added.

The military operation to protect the Donbass Republics began on February 24, 2022.*jk