As a result of the clashes between Russian-backed militants in Donetsk 15 people were killed and about 20 were wounded. It was reported by the press service of the Main Intelligence Directorate of Ukraine.
"The armed clashes between separatist forces took place in Donetsk; as a result of the conflict 15 people were killed and about 20 got wounded. Power structures of Donetsk People's Republic have detained more than 40 people for participating in the clashes," as said in the statement.
According to the information by Intelligence Directorate, the protests are spreading among the civilians of temporarily occupied territory of Donetsk region. The disaffection amongst public is caused by the increase in cases of banditry and misuse of weapons after consumption of alcohol and narcotics.
"The heads of the military units carefully conceal all these facts," emphasized the press service.
It was also reported that on November 5 militants committed 25 attacks against Ukrainian positions on the Donetsk direction. They used 82 mm mortars, small arms and grenade launchers.