Donetsk, Jan 25 – DAN. 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 on Wednesday.

"The situation in the Donetsk People’s Republic remains tense. Ukrainian terrorists violated the ceasefire 424 times over the past 24 hours,” Basurin said.

“The enemy fired 113 artillery rounds, including 10 of 152mm caliber; 131 mortar rounds, including 37 of 120mm caliber; and 166 grenade launcher rounds at DPR territory, and also used infantry fighting vehicle cannons and small arms,” he said.

Yasinovataya, Donetsk water treatment plant and Krutaya Balka and Veseloye came under most intense fire.
Donetsk outskirts – airport area, Trudovskiye, Aleksandrovka, Signalnoye; Dokuchaevsk, Zaitsevo, Zheleznaya Balka and Sakhanka were also targeted.

"Eleven houses were damaged in Zaitzevo, Elenovka, Nikolayevka and Krutaya Balka," said Basurin.

All incidents were recorded by investigative authorities and will be handed over to the committee on the investigation of Kiev armed forces crimes and the OSCE. *ot