Donetsk, Jan 31 - DAN. Ukrainian forces fired nearly 200 rounds of ammunition at DPR frontline areas over the past 24 hours, head of DPR Mission to the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) Ruslan Yakubov said on Wednesday.

“Overall, Ukrainian army units expended 190 rounds of ammunition firing at DPR territory,” Yakubov said.

DPR Operations Command said that Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire seven times over the past 24 hours using 82mm mortars, infantry fighting vehicle cannons, grenade launchers and small arms.

Frontline settlements on Donetsk axis came under massive fire, JCCC said.

Yakubov said on Tuesday that Ukrainian forces had fired 91 rounds at DPR in the previous reporting period. Consequently, Ukrainian fire intensity has more doubled over the past 24 hours. *jk