Donetsk, Apr 9 – DAN. Ukrainian army units expended over 300 rounds targeting DPR territory in the past 24 hours, said DPR representative at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) Ruslan Yakubov.

“Overall, Ukrainian armed forces violated the ceasefire 19 times, firing 303 rounds," he said.

Fire was opened on Kominternovo, Sakhanka, Kulikovo, Spartak, Vasilyevka, Krutaya Balka, Yakovlevka and Mineralnoye.

Earlier reports said Ukrainian army carried out strikes on Leninskoye, using 122mm heavy artillery.

The Easter ceasefire initiated by the DPR Head Alexander Zakharchenko was supported by the Contact Group members and came into force at midnight March 30. The Ukrainian side violated it at 9.35 a.m. by targeting Kominternovo with mortar rounds. *ot