Donetsk, May 31 — DAN. Ukrainian armed formations shelled settlements in the Donetsk People’s Republic 42 times over the past 24 hours expending 240 rounds of ammunition of caliber over 12.7 mm, the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination reported on Tuesday.

Strikes were delivered at the Voroshilovsky, Budyonnovsky, Kuibyshevsky and Petrovsky districts of the DPR capital, Makeyevka, Yasinovataya, Gorlovka and their suburbs. The enemy used «Smerch» and «Grad» multiple rocket launchers, 155 mm, 152 mm and 122 mm artillery, 120 mm mortars, grenade launchers and small arms.

Over the past 24 hours, six civilians have been killed and another 19 have been wounded within the DPR borders before the beginning of the special operation. Also, 33 houses and nine civil infrastructure facilities were damaged in enemy fire.

In the previous 24-hour period, Ukrainian armed formations fired at DPR areas 86 times.

The JCCC morning report does not include the information on strikes or  damage to civil infrastructure in liberated areas or areas where fighting against Ukrainian armed formations is ongoing.*jk