Donetsk, Aug 19 – DAN. Ukrainian forces shelled the DPR territory twice over 24 hours, the DPR mission to the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) said.

"Over the past 24 hours, the number of registered violations was two," the report reads.

The incidents took place on the Gorlovka and Mariupol directions, AGS and small arms were used.

Ukrainian forces also violated the Additional Measures to Strengthen the Ceasefire using UAVs outside Gnutovo and Vodyanoye on the Mariupol direction. Explosions were recorded at Ukrainian positions outside Novgorodskoye and Talakovka.

The Additional Measures to Strengthen the Ceasefire were signed at the Contact Group meeting on July 22 to reinforce and control the indefinite ceasefire in effect since July 21, 2019, the latest in the series of more than 20 reconfirmation and announcements of the “silence regime”. The package came into effect on July 27. *ot