Donetsk, Nov 17 – DAN. Ukrainian army units violated the ‘school ceasefire’ 313 times over the week firing over 2,000 mortar and artillery rounds, DPR Operations Command deputy commander Eduard Basurin said on Friday.

“Overall, 313 ceasefire violations by Ukrainian forces have been recorded,” Basurin said. “The enemy fired 2,019 artillery, tank guns and 120mm, 82mm mortar rounds.

The enemy targeted 25 frontline townships in DPR.

Earlier the DPR Operations Command reported 37 ceasefire violations by Ukraine in 24 hours.

The sides have agreed to the ‘school ceasefire’ as the new academic year was to begin in Donbass on September 1. It came into force at midnight August 25. It has not proved to be durable, thought in the first hours the security situation along the contact line stabilized. *ot