Ukrainian forces shell DPR with nearly 1,600 rounds over week – JCCC

September 24, 2018 15:37

Donetsk, Sep 24 – DAN. Ukrainian army units fired nearly 1600 rounds of ammunition at Donetsk People’s Republic frontline areas over the past week, head of the DPR Mission to the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination Ruslan Yakubov said on Monday.

“From September 17 till September 23, 1,596 rounds or 3.24 tons (64 boxes) of ammunition were fired at the DPR territory,” Yakubov said.

In the reporting period, the JCCC recorded 146 ceasefire violations by Ukrainian forces. Three civilians were wounded and 18 houses and infrastructure facilities were damaged in shelling, he added.

Earlier reports on Monday said that Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire 26 times over the past 24 hours firing more than 230 rounds of ammunition at DPR areas.*jk