Donetsk, Sep 22 – DAN. A DPR serviceman and four civilians have been injured by Kiev’s shelling this week, DPR Operations Command deputy commander Eduard Basurin said on Friday.

“Petrovskiy and Kirovskiy districts of DPR have suffered the worst hits. Four civilians have been injured there," he said.

Defending the Donetsk People’s Republic, one servicemen has been wounded.

Ukrainian army units violated the ‘school ceasefire’ 235 times over the past week firing 677 mortar and artillery rounds.

The ‘school ceasefire’ has been agreed to by the sides as the new academic year is to begin in Donbass on September 1. It came into force at midnight August 25. *ot