Kiev forces violate ceasefire seven times, fire 40 rounds in 24 hours – JCCC

August 22, 2018 13:12

Donetsk, Aug 22 – DAN. Ukrainian army units expended almost 40 rounds targeting DPR in the past 24 hours, said DPR representative at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) Ruslan Yakubov.

“Ukrainian armed forces violated the ceasefire seven times over the past 24 hours firing 37 rounds.”

The enemy targeted Donetsk outskirts, Sakhta Gagarina outside Gorlovka, Bezymennoye, Dzerzhinskoye, Kominternovo, Sakhanka using 82 mm and 120 mm mortars, RPGs, SPGs, AGSs, small arms of large caliber.

No casualties or damage have been reported.

Rounds under 12.7mm are not included in daily reports and statistics.

In the previous day, Kiev forces fired eight rounds in two ceasefire violation episodes.

The latest in a series of ceasefire agreements brokered by the Contact Group came into force in Donbass on July 1.*ot