The armed formations of Ukraine engaged fire at the localities of the Republic six times over the past 24 hours, official representative of the DPR PMD Dmitry Astrakhan reported at the briefing in Donetsk on February 2.

“On the Donetsk front, militants of the 56th brigade fired at Zhabichevo and the Donetsk airport with 82mm mortars, grenade launchers and heavy machine guns. Militants of the 28th engaged IFV guns and anti-tank grenade launchers at Alexandrovka and the village of Trudovskaya Mine.

On the Mariupol front, militants of the 10th brigade engaged 120mm mortars at Novaya Tavriya,” Dmitry Astrakhan said.

He also added that militants of the 28th brigade had fired at Staromikhailovka with IFV-1 since the new day begun. As a result, there were damaged two residential buildings at 44 and 55 Shevchenko Street.

“Information on the destruction of civil infrastructure and casualties among civilians is being specified.

All the evidence of the localities’ having been shelled have been provided to representatives of international human rights organizations based in the Republic, along with the DPR Prosecutor General’s Office for criminal proceedings to be initiated against AFU brigade commanders — Marchenko, Zubanich and Ivanov,” Dmitry Astrakhan said.