JCCC: Ukrainian forces shell DPR with over 160 rounds in 24 hours

July 04, 2018 10:26

Donetsk, Jul 4 – DAN. Ukrainian army units expended over 160 shells targeting DPR territory in the past 24 hours, said DPR representative at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) Ruslan Yakubov.

“Ukrainian armed forces fired 168 rounds. The number of ceasefire violations is 25,” he said.

He said the fire was opened on Staromikhailovka, Yasinovataya outskirts – Vasyliyevka, Yakovlevka, Kruglaya Balka, Veseloye; Gorlovka, Dolomitnoye, Verkhnetoretskoye, Sakhta Gagarina, Leninskoye, Kominternovo.

Kiev forces used grenade launchers, mortars, IFVs and APCs, small arms.

The “Harvest Сeasefire” coordinated by the Contact Group in Minsk, came into effect in Donbass at midnight. Nine hours into the silence regime, Kiev troops shelled Dokuchayevsk; a total of 57 rounds were fired on the first day of the silence regime. A DPR supply truck was destroyed, its driver was taken to hospital in critical condition.  *ot