Donetsk, Mar 3 - DAN. Ukrainian gunmen are organizing fire positions on roofs of residential buildings in occupied towns of the Donetsk People’s Republic, DPR People’s Militia deputy commander Eduard Basurin said on Thursday.

“Civilians in Dzerzhinsk, Konstantinovka and Druzhkovka report that Ukrainians fascists from “Right Sector” units and Ukrainian National Guard organize fire positions on roofs of multi-story residential buildings,” Basurin said.

Facts of military hardware deployment in residential areas have been recorded as well, he said.

Earlier reports said that the Ukrainian extremists shell the settlements they are leaving with heavy artillery.  A number of incidents have been reported where they prohibited civilians from leaving the combat zone.*jk