Ukrainian forces shell DPR 16 times over past 24 hours, civilian wounded – JCCC

March 10, 2020 10:06

Donetsk, Mar 10 – DAN. Ukrainian armed formations violated the ceasefire 16 times over the past 24 hours firing some 50 rounds of ammunition at the Donetsk People’s Republic territory,  the DPR Office at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination reported on Tuesday.

“Over the past 24 hours, Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire 16 times expending 46 rounds of ammunition,” the report said.

Strikes were delivered at the areas of the Donetsk airport (Volvo Centre), the Zhabichevo, Staromikhailovka and Trudovskaya Colliery settlements and the Spartak village on the Donetsk axis, and the Bairak, Zaitsevo, Krutaya Balka and Izotov Colliery settlements on the Gorlovka axis, the JCCC said.

Earlier reports said that a civilian was wounded as Ukrainian army units shelled the Zaitsevo settlement in northern Gorlovka.

The enemy used 82mm and 120mm mortars, infantry fighting vehicle cannons, grenade launchers and high calibre small arms. The amount of expended ammunition of calibre up to 12.7mm is not added to overall daily statistics.

In the previous reporting period, Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire 16 times firing 195 rounds of ammunition at DPR areas.*jk