Donetsk, Nov 18 - DAN. Ukrainian armed formations delivered a mortar strike​ on the Donetsk axis for the second time on Thursday, the Donetsk People’s Republic Office at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) reported.

The strike was delivered from the Novosyolovka Vtorarya area at the Vasilyevka settlement outside Yasinovataya at 12:41; the enemy expended five 120mm mortar rounds, the report said.

The DPR Office at the JCCC sent a team to the scene for recording the aftermath of the shelling and fact-finding.

Earlier reports on Thursday said that Ukrainian forces had fired nine 82mm mortar rounds at the Shakhta Trudovskaya settlement in western Donetsk.*jk