Donetsk, May 25 — DAN. DPR forces have liquidated 36 Ukrainian militants over the last 24 hours,  the DPR Defence’s deputy chief of staff Eduard Basurin said.

«Over the last 24 hours, our service members liquidated 36 Ukrainian nationalists, a fire position of a 120 mm mortar, two tanks, four trucks.»

A MLRS Grad and three APCs were captured.

The military operation to protect the Republics of Donbass began on February 24.  In the DPR, allied forces drove out the invaders from 217 settlements, most of them in the southern region.*ot