Donetsk, May 13 - DAN. One civilian has been killed, five injured over the past day as Ukrainian forces shelled the DPR 37 times, the Republic's Mission to the JCCC said.

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

"One civilian has been killed, five injured," the report reads.

Fourty-five households and infrastructure facilities have been damaged as a total of seven cities and towns came under fire. A total of 285 rounds were fired.

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

Early on Friday, the enemy opened an intense fire on the DPR. One civilian is believed to have been killed in Verkhnetoretskoye.

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