Donetsk, Nov 14 – DAN. Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire almost 300 times in the past 24 hours leaving two militiamen dead, DPR Operations Command deputy chief Eduard Basurin told a news briefing at Donetsk News Agency.

"The number of strikes shrunk, Ukrainian forces have violated the ceasefire 294 times over the last 24 hours,” Basurin said. "Two militiamen were killed by Kiev's strikes."

The enemy fired at DPR frontline areas 57 152mm and 122mm artillery rounds, 135 120mm and 82mm mortar rounds, and also used grenade launchers, IFV cannons and small arms.

Yasinovataya, Mineralnoye and Vasilievka in the vicinity; Sakhanka and Leninskoye in DPR south, Elenovka south-west of Donetsk, Aleksandrovka and Trudovskiye west of Donetsk were hit.

Overnight Kiev forces shelled Donetsk outskirts and Yasinovataya, leaving Krutaya Balka township without power.