JCCC: Kiev forces violate ceasefire 13 times in 24 hours firing 40 rounds

May 15, 2019 12:56

Donetsk, May 15 – DAN. The Ukrainian army violated the ceasefire 13 times in the past 24 hours, firing almost 40 rounds, said DPR representative at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) Ruslan Yakubov.

“Over the past 24 hours the enemy violated the ceasefire 13 times firing 39 shells,” Yakubov said.

Spartak, Donetsk airport area, Staromikhailovka, Shakhta Trudovskaya, Shakhta Gagarina, Yasinovataya area and southern townships of Dzerzhinskoye and Leninskoye were targeted with mortars, grenade launchers and small arms including machine guns.

The rounds under 12.7 mm caliber are excluded from daily reports.

A new recommitment to the ceasefire in Donbass has come into force on Friday, 1.01 a.m. GMT +3, after the security working group of the Contact Group had agreed to it on the previous day. At 1.05 a.m. Kiev forces opened 120 mm mortar fire on Alexandrovka, western Donetsk. *ot