Donetsk, May 25 – DAN. Ukraine lost 27 service members killed and wounded in the incidents related to shelling of the DPR territory over one week, the DPR People's Militia said.

On May 21, DPR People's Militia was put on full combat alert in response to Ukrainian intensified shellfire.

"DPR People's Militia adequate response aimed at elimination of fire holes of Ukrainian armed formations has led to the rise of Ukrainian casualties and loss of military equipment. Frontline units of operational-tactical groups Vostok (East) and Sever (North) lost nine killed and 18 wounded."

Two Ukrainian BRDM-type reconnaissance vehicles, ZiL-130 military truck, six mortars of 120 mm and 82 mm caliber were destroyed by DPR response to attacks. *ot