Ukrainian forces violate ceasefire 21 times over 24 hours, fire 307 rounds at DPR – JCCC

October 25, 2018 17:01

Donetsk, Oct 25 – DAN. Ukrainian army units violated the ceasefire 21 times over the past 24 hours firing 307 rounds of ammunition at the Donetsk People’s Republic territory, head of the DPR Mission to the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination Ruslan Yakubov said on Thursday.

“Over the past 24 hours, Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire 21 times expending 307 rounds of ammunition,” Yakubov said.

Ukrainian armed forces targeted the Alexandrovka and Staromikhailovka villages outside Donetsk, the Trudovskaya Colliery settlement in the city’s Petrovskiy district, Yasinovataya and its adjacent settlements of Kashtanovoye and Krutaya Balka, Gorlovka’s villages of Gagarin Colliery, Golmovskiy, Dolomitnoye, Shirokaya Balka and Zaitsevo as well as Novaya Tavriya, Leninskoye and Sakhanka in southern DPR.

The enemy used 82mm and 120mm mortars, 122mm howitzers, infantry fighting vehicle cannons, grenade launchers, anti-aircraft guns and small arms.

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

Earlier reports said a house had been damaged in western Donetsk in shelling by Ukrainian forces on Wednesday.*jk