DPR Command: Ukrainian forces shell Republic with almost 1,200 rounds this week

November 24, 2017 12:35

Donetsk, Nov 24 – DAN. Ukrainian army units violated the ‘school ceasefire’ 222 times over the week firing 1,166 mortar and artillery rounds, DPR Operations Command deputy commander Eduard Basurin said on Friday.

“Overall, 222 ceasefire violations by Ukrainian forces have been recorded,” Basurin said. “The enemy fired 1,166 artillery, tank guns and 120mm, 82mm mortar rounds.

The enemy targeted 21 frontline townships in DPR, damaging at least 18 households.

The DPR Operations Command reported earlier that Kiev forces violated the ceasefire 25 times over the past 24 hours.

The sides have agreed to the ‘school ceasefire’ as the new academic year was to begin in Donbass on September 1. It came into force at midnight August 25. It has not proved to be durable, thought in the first hours the security situation along the contact line stabilized. *ot