Donetsk, Mar 21 – DAN. Kiev forces have opened mortar and grenade launchers fire on Zhabichevo, northern Donetsk district, said DPR representative at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) Ruslan Yakubov.

"The Ukrainian armed forces opened fire on the direction of Peski - Zhabichevo at 11 a.m," he said.

He said that 12 mortar rounds of 82 mm caliber and 29 'AGS' grenade launcher rounds had been fired. The enemy also used small arms, including of large caliber.

No casualties have been reported as of 12.30 p.m.

Earlier reports said Ukrainian forces expended 35 rounds targeting Republic in the past 24 hours. *ot