Donetsk, Jan. 25 - DAN. Ukrainian armed forces shelled Donetsk outskirts, Dokuchaevsk and Yasinovataya area with heavy artillery and mortars, DPR Operation Command told DAN.

"Starting from 1 p.m. Ukrainian side shelled Staromikhailovka west of Donetsk, Krutaya Balka in vicinity of Yasinovataya and Dokuchaevsk. Artillery of 122mm caliber and 120mm mortars were used."

Operations Command registered 34 mortar and artillery rounds fired, IFV cannons, greande launchers and small arms were also used.

The information on casualties and destructions is to be updated.

The situation in DPR remains tense, Kiev forces shelled the Republic 424 times over the past 24 hours, DPR Command deputy commander Eduard Basurin said earlier on Wednesday.*ot