Donetsk, Apr 16 – DAN. Kiev forces shelled the DPR with almost 3,800 rounds this week, said the Republic's representative at the JCCC Ruslan Yakubov.

"From April 10 to April 16 the Ukrainian armed forces expended 3,744 rounds, or 16.63 tons or 283.8 ammunition boxes," he said .

Overall, 170 Easter ceasefire violations have been recorded over this period. Eight civilians have sustained injuries, while 61 houses and three infrastructure objects have been damaged.

The “Easter ceasefire” proposed by DPR Head Alexander Zakharchenko and supported by the Contact Group for peaceful settlement came into effect in Donbass at 00:01 on March 30. It only lasted nine and half hours. Kiev forces have not stopped the Donbass shelling since; according to the JCCC, the truce was violated 31 times over the past 24 hours.*ot