JCCC: Kiev forces violate ceasefire 7 times, fire over 200 shells

April 26, 2019 10:23

Donetsk, Apr 26 – DAN. The Ukrainian armed forces violated the ceasefire seven times in 24 hours firing over 200 rounds at the Donetsk People’s Republic, head of the DPR Mission to the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination Ruslan Yakubov said.

“Over the past 24 hours the enemy violated the ceasefire seven times firing 203 shells,” Yakubov said.

Alexandrovka and Volvo Center in Donetsk, Yasinovataya and Vasilyevka, Kominternovo were targeted with 120 mm and 82 mm mortars, IFVs and APCS, grenade launchers and small arms of large caliber.

In the previous reporting period, Ukrainian armed formations fired nearly 140 rounds.

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