Ukrainian forces shell DPR with 47 rounds over past 24 hours – JCCC

August 28, 2018 11:48

Donetsk, Aug 28 – DAN. Ukrainian army units violated the ceasefire four times over the past 24 hours, firing 47 rounds of ammunition at Donetsk People’s Republic frontline areas, head of the DPR Mission to the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination Ruslan Yakubov said on Tuesday.

“Over the past 24 hours, the Ukrainian army violated the ceasefire four times expending 47 rounds of ammunition,” Yakubov said.

The Vasilyevka settlement in northern Yasinovataya and the Sakhanka and Leninskoye villages in southern DPR were targeted with 120mm mortars, grenade launchers and heavy machine guns.

The amount of expended ammunition of calibre up to 12.7mm is not added to overall daily statistics.

Also on Tuesday, the DPR Operations Command reported that Ukrainian army delivered a strike at the Russkiy Krai settlement in the northern outskirts of Gorlovka earlier in the day, using 152mm artillery for the first time since mid-July. Three houses in the settlement were damaged in the shelling.*jk