Kiev uses tanks for first time to shell Yasinovataya since start of ceasefire – JCCC

August 13, 2019 15:30

Donetsk, Aug 13 – DAN. Ukrainian forces on Tuesday afternoon used tanks to shell Yasinovataya, the Donetsk People’s Republic Office at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination reported after looking into the incident.

“At 14: 10, Ukrainian armed formations fired six tank gun rounds on the Avdeyevka-Yasinovataya axis; large calibre machine guns and small arms were also used,” the report said.

Later on, at 14:30, Ukrainian forces fired ten 120mm mortar rounds at the Kominternovo village in southern DPR, the JCCC said.

Reports on Monday said the first case of use of 122mm artillery by Kiev had been recorded since the parties resumed their commitments to comprehensive, lasting and indefinite ceasefire on July 21. *jk