Donetsk, Sep 7 - DAN. Twelve houses were damaged and another eight were destroyed in the Donetsk People’s Republic in shelling by Ukrainian forces over the past week, DPR Operations Command deputy commander Eduard Basurin said on Friday.
“Over the past week, 12 houses were damaged and another eight were destroyed in the DPR settlements of Zaitsevo, Gagarina Colliery and Kominternovo,” Basurin said.
Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire 50 times in the designated period targeting 18 settlements in the Republic with 120mm and 82mm mortars, infantry fighting vehicle cannons, grenade launchers, large calibre machine guns and small arms, he added.
Earlier on Friday, reports said Kiev forces violated the ceasefire 19 times over the past 24 hours.
The new ceasefire agreed by the Contract Group for peaceful Donbass conflict settlement ahead of the new schoolyear came into force at 00:01 on August 29.*jk