Kiev forces violate ceasefire 88 times in a week, 5 civilians injured

March 23, 2020 10:42

Donetsk, Mar 23 – DAN. Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire 138 times this week, firing 657 shells, the DPR mission to the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) said.

“Over the week, from March 16 to March 23, 88 ceasefire violations were recorded. The total number of rounds fired on the DPR is 657, or 3.5 tons, or 67 ammunition boxes.”

Five civilians were injured; 18 residential houses and infrastructural facilities have been damaged.

An indefinite ceasefire came into force in Donbass in the night of July 20-21 as it has been agreed to by the Contact Group in Minsk.

The ceasefire agreement includes provisions for disciplinary measures against perpetrators, ban on offensive, sabotage and reconnaissance operations, ban on any fire including sniper fire, deployment of heavy weapons to populated areas and, first of all, civilian infrastructural objects such as schools, kindergartens, hospitals and public places. *ot