Donetsk, Mar 29 – DAN. The Ukrainian armed forces violated the ceasefire eight times in 24 hours firing 75 rounds at the Donetsk People’s Republic, head of the DPR Mission to the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination Ruslan Yakubov said.

“Over the past 24 hours the enemy violated the ceasefire eight times, firing 75 shells, ” Yakubov said.

Spartak, Shakhta Trudovskaya, Yasinovataya, Vasilyevka, Leninskoye, Dokuchayevsk were targeted with 82 mm and 120 mm mortars, grenade launchers and small arms of large caliber.

A power transmission line was damaged in Vasilyevka as a result of shelling yesterday.

In the previous reporting period, Kiev violated the ceasefire 11 times, firing 70-plus rounds.

The rounds under 12.7 mm caliber are excluded from daily reports.

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. *ot