Donetsk, May 8 – DAN. One DPR troop was killed, two other injured as Kiev forces shelled the Republic, said the head of the DPR People's Militia command press service Daniil Bezsonov.

"To our greatest regret, insidious Kiev's strikes killed one of our defenders and injured two. We express deepest condolences to their families."

He said that retaliatory fire with non-prohibited weapons killed five Ukrainian troops and injured three.

The Ukrainian army violated the ceasefire 16 times in the past 24 hours, firing over 150 rounds.*ot