Donetsk, May 25 – DAN. Ukrainian army opened artillery fire on Petrovskoye outside Donetsk this morning, where the disengagement of forces and hardware took place in October 2016, said the DPR mission to the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC).

"From 6.05 a.m. to 7.30 a.m. a shelling was reported in Petrovskoye. Five rounds of 122mm caliber and three rounds of 120mm caliber have been fired."

The area was considered demilitarized, as the disengagement was carried out there on October 7, 2016. Nevertheless, the Ukrainian armed forces have been breaching the Framework agreement on the disengagement since May 2018, according to the JCCC.' Kiev troops advanced into the grey zone in the vicinity of Petrovskoye affecting the situation on the contact line. *ot