Donetsk, Jan 9 – DAN. Ukrainian army units expended seven shells targeting DPR territory in the past 24 hours, violating the ceasefire five times, said DPR representative at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) Ruslan Yakubov.

“Ukrainian armed forces fired seven rounds. The number of ceasefire violations is five," he said.

Yakubov said the fire was opened on Sakhta Trudovskaya, Yasnoye, Shakhta Gagarina, Dolomitnoye, Sakhanka.  The enemy used grenade launchers and small arms. Sniper fire was reported.

Ammunition under 12.7 mm caliber is excluded from the daily report.

Earlier the Contact Group endorsed the Christmas ceasefire in Donbass in effect from December 29, 2018 1:01 a.m. GMT+3.*ot