Ukrainian forces violate ceasefire 17 times over 24 hours, fire 193 rounds at DPR – JCCC

December 04, 2018 12:25

Donetsk, Dec 4 – DAN. Ukrainian army units violated the ceasefire 17 times over the past 24 hours firing 193 rounds of ammunition at the Donetsk People’s Republic territory, head of the DPR Office at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination Ruslan Yakubov said on Tuesday.

“Over the past 24 hours, Ukrainian army violated the ceasefire 17 times expending 193 rounds of ammunition,” Yakubov said.

The Ozeryanovka neighbourhood in Gorlovka, the Leninskoye and Sakhanka villages in southern DPR, and the Spartak village, the Volvo Centre area and the Alexandrovka and Trudovskya Colliery settlements in the outskirts  and suburbs of Donetsk came under under fire, he added.

The enemy employed 82mm mortars, 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 18 times, firing 184 rounds at DPR areas.*jk