Donetsk, Dec 29 – DAN. The DPR Operations Command has said 31 civilians have been killed, 236 injured by Kiev's strikes in Donbass this year.

"Civilian casualties amounted to 31 people, including two children; 236 people sustained injuries, including 14 children," DPR Operations Command deputy commander Eduard Basurin said.

Overall, 15,484 ceasefire violations by Ukrainian forces have been recorded this year. Ukrainian shelling destroyed or damaged 1,149 buildings in the DPR. *ot