JCCC: Kiev forces violate ceasefire 16 times damaging house in Donetsk

May 08, 2019 10:57

Donetsk, May 8 – DAN. The Ukrainian army violated the ceasefire 16 times in the past 24 hours, firing over 150 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 16 times firing 154 shells,” Yakubov said.

Shakhta Trudovskaya, Donetsk airport area, Spartak, Yasinovataya, Mineralnoye, Vasilyeka, Dolomitnoye, Zaitsevo, Golmovskiy, Dokuchayevsk, Kominternovo were targeted with mortars, IFVs, APCs, grenade launchers and small arms.

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

As a result of shelling, a house caught fire on the Zelyenyi Gai street 44 in Donetsk.

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