Donetsk, Feb 21 – DAN. Ukrainian army shelled the DPR territory with almost 180 rounds in the past 24 hours, violating ceasefire nine times, said DPR representative at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) Ruslan Yakubov.

"The overall number of rounds fired is 179, the number of ceasefire violations recorded is nine," he said.

He said Kiev forces opened the most intense fire on northern and western outskirts of Donetsk – the area of the airport and Abakumova mine – and on Dolomitnoye, Zaitsevo and Ozeryanovka in northern Gorlovka, Dokuchayevsk, Elenovka and Zaitchenko, where the enemy used 120mm and 82mm mortars, anti-aircraft guns, infantry fighting vehicles cannons and grenade launchers.

According to the DPR Command, Kiev forces fired over 200 rounds on the previous day, targeting nine townships in the DPR. *ot