Donetsk, May 23 — DAN. Two civilians have been killed, six injured over the past day as Ukrainian forces fired 170 rounds at the DPR, the Republic’s Mission to the JCCC said.

The enemy used heavy artillery, MLRS systems, mortars, and grenade launchers. 

«Two civilians have been killed, six injured,» the report reads.

Nineteen households and infrastructure facilities have been damaged as a total of 15 cities and towns came under fire. 

The morning reports issued by the JCCC exclude information on casualties in the areas where active military action is ongoing.

Russia started a special military operation to denazify and demilitarize Ukraine on February 24. Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the decision was made after the DPR and LPR Heads addressed him asking for help.

The Russian leader said that Moscow is not planning to occupy Ukrainian territory, the only goal is to protect people who have been continuously shelled and subjected to other forms of genocide by Ukraine for eight years. *ot