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MOSCOW, May 31. /TASS/. The Ukrainian military shelled populated areas on the territory controlled by the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) 28 times over the past twenty-four hours, the DPR Defense Ministry said on Sunday.
"The Ukrainian side shelled populated areas 28 times over the past twenty-four hours," the DPR Defense Ministry said in a statement.
The Donetsk People’s Republic registered 21 instances of shelling by mortars and 5 instances of tank fire. There was also one instance of fire from an infantry fighting vehicle and one instance of shelling from an antiaircraft system, the DPR Defense Ministry said.
The Ukrainian military shelled the Kievsky district of Donetsk and the area of the city’s airport terminal, the towns of Gorlovka and Dokuchayevsk.
The neighborhoods of Nikolayevka, Pervomaisky, Shirokaya Balka, Spartak, Sakhanka, Novomaryevka, Lozovoye and Shirokino also came under the Ukrainian military’s fire, the DPR Defense Ministry said.
The ceasefire between the Ukrainian conflicting sides started from midnight on February 15. The ceasefire regime is stipulated in a package of measures for the implementation of the accords signed in Minsk on February 12.