Donetsk, Dec 16 - DAN. Ukrainian armed formations fired at the Donetsk People’s Republic territory twice over the past 24 hours, the DPR Office at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination reported on Thursday.

Strikes were delivered at the areas of the Staromikhailovka settlement in western Donetsk and Leninskoye village in southern DPR. The enemy employed 82mm and 120mm mortars and grenade launchers expending 18 rounds of ammunition. No civilian casualties or damage to civil infrastructure were recorded.

In the previous reporting period, the DPR came under fire once, the JCCC said.

Over the past 24 hours, Ukrainian forces observed the ceasefire on the contact line with the Lugansk People’s Republic.

The package of tighter ceasefire control measures has been formally in effect in Donbass since July 27, 2020. The document bans the use of any weapons, deployment of heavy armaments in and around settlements, engineer works and unmanned aerial vehicle flights.*jk