Intensity of Ukrainian army strikes at DPR increases more than twofold over 24 hours – JCCC

May 26, 2020 10:28

Donetsk, May 26 – DAN. Ukrainian armed formations violated the ceasefire three times over the past 24 hours firing some 50 rounds of ammunition at the Donetsk People’s Republic territory,  the DPR Office at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination reported on Tuesday.

“Over the past 24 hours, Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire three times expending 48 rounds of ammunition,” the report said.

The enemy used 120mm mortars, infantry fighting vehicle cannons, grenade launchers and high calibre small arms. The amount of expended ammunition of calibre up to 12.7mm is not added to overall daily statistics.

Strikes were delivered at the areas of the Zhabichevo, Alexandrovka and Yelenovka settlements on the Donetsk axis, the JCCC said.

Six houses were damaged in Alexandrovka in western Donetsk in shelling by Ukrainian forces on Monday.

In the previous reporting period, Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire four times firing 20 rounds of ammunition at DPR areas.*jk