Kiev army violates ceasefire 12 times over 24 hours, shells six DPR settlements – JCCC

September 03, 2019 10:56

Donetsk, Sep 3 – DAN. Ukrainian army units violated the ceasefire 12 times over the past 24 hours, head of the Donetsk People’s Republic Office at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination Ruslan Yakubov said on Tuesday.

“Over the past 24 hours, Ukrainian armed formations violated the ceasefire 12 times expending 104 rounds of ammunition,” Yakubov said.

Fire was delivered at the Zaitsevo neighbourhood in Gorlovka, the Grigorovka, Dzerzhinskoye, Leninskoye and Kominternovo villages in southern DPR and the Trudovskaya Colliery neighbourhood in Donetsk, he added. The enemy used mortars, grenade launchers and anti-aircraft guns.

The amount of expended ammunition of calibre up to 12.7mm is not added to overall daily statistics.

In the previous reporting period, Ukrainian forces fired more than 190 rounds of ammunition at DPR areas in 17 ceasefire violations.*jk