Donetsk, Apr 21 - DAN. Ukrainian armed formations violated the ceasefire 12 times over the past 24 hours firing nearly 150 rounds of ammunition at the Donetsk People’s Republic territory,  the DPR Office at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination reported on Tuesday.

“Over the past 24 hours, Ukrainian armed formations violated the ceasefire 12 times expending 147 rounds of ammunition,” the report said.

Strikes were delivered at the areas of the Donetsk airport and the outskirts of the Alexandrovka, Staromikhailovka, Zhabichevo, Shakhta Trudovskaya and Yelenovka settlements on the Donetsk axis, Shakhta 6/7 on the Gorlovka axis and the Signalnoye village and Dokuchayevsk  on the Mariupol axis.

The enemy used 82mm and 120mm mortars, infantry fighting vehicle cannons, grenade launchers and high calibre small arms. The amount of expended ammunition of calibre up to 12.7mm is not added to overall daily statistics.

On Monday, Ukrainian forces repeatedly opened fire at Staromikhailovka in western Donetsk, damaging seven houses, the JCCC said.

In the previous reporting period, Ukrainian army units fired 50 rounds of ammunition at DPR areas in eight ceasefire violations.*jk