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

May 17, 2019 11:51

Donetsk, May 17 – DAN. The Ukrainian army violated the ceasefire 13 times in the past 24 hours, firing 314 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 314 shells,” Yakubov said.
Donetsk airport area, Staromikhailovka, Oktyabrskiy Rudnik, Alexandrovka, Spartak, Luganskoye, Yasinovataya area and neighboring Vasilyevka and Krutaya Balka were targeted with 120 mm and 82 mm mortars, IFVs, APCs, anti-aircraft guns, grenade launchers and small arms including machine guns.

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

A house was damaged in Donetsk-Severny,Yasinovataya are, as a result of shelling.

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