Donetsk, Apr 11 – DAN. The number of casualties of the Donetsk shelling by Kiev forces has risen to seven, said DPR Operations Command deputy commander Eduard Basurin.

"In the Kuibyshevskiy district of the Donetsk city four civilians were injured, in Staromikhailovka three residents sustained wounds," he said.

Earlier three injured civilians were reported.

Kiev forces have carried out mortar and artillery strikes on Donetsk outskirts and the Spartak village this morning. Ukrainian army units expended almost 600 rounds targeting DPR territory in the past 24 hours, including 152mm artillery rounds. *ot