Donetsk, May 18 - DAN. A Donetsk People’s Republic militiaman has been killed in mortar fire delivered by Ukrainian armed formations at northeastern Gorlovka, the DPR People’s Militia reported on Tuesday.

“We regret to inform that a defender of our Republic was killed in a mortar strike. We convey our heartfelt condolences to his family,” the DPR People’s Militia said.

The tragedy happened on Monday evening. Servicemen of the Ukrainian army’s 81st Brigade fired 120mm and 82mm mortars at the Dolomitnoye settlement in the outskirts of Gorlovka.*jk