Donetsk, Jul 22 — DAN. One civilians has been killed, seven injured over the past day as Ukrainian forces opened fire on the DPR 96 times, the Republic’s Mission to the JCCC said.

The enemy used heavy artillery, MLRS systems, mortars, tanks, and  NAR 80 mm unguided aircraft rockets (without using aviation), firing a total of 660 rounds.

“One person has been killed by Ukrainian armed formations fire, seven others sustained injuries,” the report reads.

Dozens of 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