Donetsk, Sep 9 - DAN. Ukrainian army units violated the ceasefire eight times over the past 24 hours, firing more than 70 rounds of ammunition at the Donetsk People’s Republic, the DPR Office at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination reported on Monday.

“Over the past 24 hours, Ukrainian armed formations violated the ceasefire eight times expending 74 rounds of ammunition,” the report said.

The Staromikhailovka neighbourhood in western Donetsk, Yasinovataya and the adjacent Mineralnoye village and the Novaya Maryevka, Leninskoye and Sakhanka villages in southern DPR came under fire. The enemy fired an anti-tank guided missile and used infantry fighting vehicle cannons, grenade launchers and small arms, the JCCC added.

The amount of expended ammunition of calibre up to 12.7mm is not added to overall daily statistics.*jk