Donetsk, Jan 17 – DAN. Kiev forces shelled Spartak village in Yasinovatskiy district north of Donetsk with mortars on Tuesday evening, a Republic’s defence source told Donetsk News Agency.

“Today, at around 4:00 p.m., Ukrainian army opened fire with 82mm mortars at Spartak; overall 24 rounds were fired,” the military officer said.

Ukrainian forces shelled Sakhanka village in DPR south again, he added.

Earlier on Tuesday, DPR Operations Command deputy commander Eduard Basurin said Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire 427 times over the past 24 hours. *jk