Ukrainian armed forces fire 150 kg of shells at DPR in a week

August 12, 2019 18:07

Donetsk, Aug 12 – DAN. Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire 46 times over the week, firing 288 rounds, said DPR Mission to the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC).

“From August 5 to August 12 the enemy violated the ceasefire 46 times firing 288 rounds, or 150 kg, or three ammunition boxes.

The enemy used 120mm and 82mm mortars (30 rounds), damaging 12 houses and infrastructural facilities.

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 new 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