Donetsk, Nov 7 – DAN. Ukrainian army units expended 53 shells targeting DPR territory in the past 24 hours, violating the ceasefire 16 times, said DPR representative at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) Ruslan Yakubov.

“Ukrainian armed forces fired 53 rounds. The number of ceasefire violations is 16," he said.

He said the fire was opened on Spartak, Shakhta Trudovskaya and Alexandrovka outside Donetsk; Yasinovataya and Krutaya Balka, Kashtanovoye; Shakhta Gagarina, Shakhta Izotova, Zaitsevo; Kominternovo.

The enemy used 122mm artillery, 82mm mortars, anti-aircraft guns, grenade launchers, small arms of large caliber.

Over the previous day, Kiev forces shelled the DPR 17 times firing 279 rounds.*ot