Donetsk, Mar 13 – DAN. Ukrainian armed forces violated the ceasefire seven times firing 27 rounds on the DPR over the past 24 hours, DPR representative at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) Ruslan Yakubov said.

“Ukrainian armed forces fired 27 rounds. The number of ceasefire violations is seven," he said.

He added that Zaitsevo north of Gorlovka, Vasilyevka, Kashtanovoye, Oktyabr, Sakhanka and Sosnovskoye were targeted.

The enemy used 82 mm mortars, grenade laucnhers, small arms and sniper rifles of large caliber.

Ammunition under 12.7 mm caliber is excluded from daily reports.

In the previous 24 hours, Kiev forces fired 12 shells in three ceasefire violations incidents.

A new recommitment to the ceasefire in Donbass has come into force on Friday, 1.01 a.m. GMT +3, after the security working group of the Contact Group had agreed to it on the previous day.  At 1.05 a.m. Kiev forces opened 120 mm mortar fire on Alexandrovka, western Donetsk; later the Volvo Center in northern Donetsk, Kulikovo, Dokuchayevsk and Yasinovataya were targeted. *ot*pp