Donetsk, Nov 10 – DAN. Ukrainian army units violated the ‘school ceasefire’ 263 times over the week firing 1,283 mortar and artillery rounds, DPR Operations Command deputy commander Eduard Basurin said on Friday.

“Overall, 263 ceasefire violations by Ukrainian forces have been recorded,” Basurin said. “The enemy fired 2,154 artillery, tank guns and 120mm, 82mm mortar rounds.

The enemy targeted 24 frontline townships in DPR. In Donetsk, 14 households were damaged,as well as buildings in Zaitsevo outside Gorlovka and in Petrovskoye.

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