Ukrainian forces violate ceasefire 20 times over 24 hours, fire 81 rounds at DPR – JCCC

September 17, 2019 10:40

Donetsk, Sep 17 – DAN. Ukrainian armed formations violated the ceasefire 20 times over the past 24 hours firing 81 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 20 times expending 81 rounds of ammunition,” Yakubov said.

Strikes were delivered at the Donetsk airport area, the Alexandrovka, Staromikhailovka, Trudovskaya Colliery, Abakumov Colliery and Spartak neighbourhoods in the outskirts and suburbs of the DPR capital, the Golmovsky neighbourhood in northern Gorlovka, Dokuchayevsk, and the Kominternovo, Leninskoye and Sakhanka villages in southern DPR, he added.

The enemy used tank guns,  120mm and 82mm 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.*jk