Donetsk, Dec 20 - DAN. Ukrainian army units violated the ceasefire 20 times over the past 24 hours firing nearly 300 rounds of ammunition at the Donetsk People’s Republic territory,  the DPR Office at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination reported on Thursday.

“Over the past 24 hours, Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire 20 times expending 291 rounds of ammunition,” the JCCC said.

Kiev forces shelled the Alexandrovka, Staromikhailovka and Trudovskaya Colliery neighbourhood in western Donetsk, the Volvo Centre in the north of the DPR capital, the Spartak village north of the city, the Yasinovataya town and the adjacent Krutaya Balka village, Gorlovka’s neighbourhoods Zaitsevo and Gagarin Colliery, the Dokuchayevsk town and the Kominternovo and Sakhanka villages in southern DPR. The enemy used mortars, infantry fighting vehicle cannons, grenade launchers and small arms, the JCCC added.

The amount of expended ammunition of calibre up to 12.7mm is not added to overall daily statistics.

In the previous reporting period, Ukrainian army units fired over 100 rounds of ammunition the DPR territory.*jk