Donetsk, Sep 15 – DAN. Two DPR servicemen were killed by Kiev's shelling this week, DPR Operations Command deputy commander Eduard Basurin said on Friday.

"Defending the Donetsk People’s Republic, two servicemen were killed, two wounded,” Basurin said."

Ukrainian army units violated the ‘school ceasefire’ over 260 times over the past week firing 796 mortar and artillery rounds. Eight households were destroyed by shelling over the week.

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