Despite all the agreements reached with the Ukrainian side, the peaceful population of the Donetsk People’s Republic continues to suffer from daily shelling. The front-line settlements remain the target for armed attacks by Ukrainian forces.
Between 4 and 17 May 2018, 20 people, including 11 DPR servicemen, 2 civilian women, 6 civilian men and a child born in 2002, were wounded as a result of continuous shelling. Within the specified period 8 people died, including 7 DPR servicemen and one civilian woman, who died as a result of shelling in Gorlovka of 16 March by Ukrainian forces.
Since the beginning of 2018, 128 people sustained wounds as a result of hostilities, including 83 DPR servicemen, 29 civilian men, 15 civilian women and one underage child. 59 people died, including 51 servicemen, 6 civilian men and two civilian women.
Since the beginning of the conflict, 4626 persons died in the DPR: 608 women and 4018 men, including 76 children.