Donetsk, Apr 15 - DAN. A civilian was killed, three people were injured over the past day as Ukrainian forces shelled the DPR 31 times, the Republic's Mission to the JCCC said.

The enemy used heavy artillery, MLRS systems, mortars, and grenade launchers. 
Thirty-three households and six civilian infrastructure facilities were damaged as a total of seven cities and towns came under fire.

"A total of 186 rounds were fired," the report reads.

Urban combat is still ongoing in Mariupol, the reports on the casualties are not final and might not be accurate.

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