Kiev forces violate ceasefire 12 times firing almost 120 rounds

March 27, 2019 10:38

Donetsk, Mar 27 – DAN. The Ukrainian armed forces violated the ceasefire 12 times in 24 hours firing nearly 120 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 12 times, firing 116 shells, ” Yakubov said.

Aleksandrovka, Elenovka, Dolomitnoye, Shakhta Gagarina, Vasilyevka, Krutaya Balka, Leninskoye, Sakhanka were targeted 120 mm mortars, grenade launchers and small arms of large caliber.

Two houses were damaged in Shakhta Gagarina outside Gorlovka.

In the previous reporting period, Kiev violated the ceasefire 19 times, firing 140-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