Donetsk, Jan 18 - DAN. Ukrainian army units fired at two settlements in the Donetsk People’s Republic territory over the past 24 hours; the ceasefire has been observed on the contact line with the Lugansk People’s Republic, the DPR and LPR Offices at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination reported on Tuesday.

Fire was delivered at the areas of the Verkhnetoretskoye (Yuzhnoye) settlement outside Gorlovka and the Oktyabr village in the south of the Republic, the report said. The enemy used grenade launchers and small arms firing 20 rounds of ammunition of calibre over 12.7mm.

In the previous reporting period, two strikes at the DPR by Ukrainian armed formations were recorded.

The package of tighter ceasefire control measures has been formally in effect in Donbass since July 27, 2020. The document bans, among other things, the use of weapons, deployment of hardware next to settlements and engineer works at troops’ positions. *jk