Donetsk, Dec 21 – DAN. Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire 144 times over this week, targeting 22 townships, said DPR People’s Militia deputy chief-of-staff Eduard Basurin.

“This week, the enemy violated ceasefire 144 times, firing at 22 townships. Ukrainian forces expended: 33 mortar rounds of 120mm; 28 mortar rounds 82 mm caliber; the enemy also used IFVs, grenade launchers, large caliber machine guns, small arms,” he said.

Five houses were damaged in Shakhta Trudovskaya in Donetsk's Petrovskiy district.

Earlier report said that Kiev forces violated the ceasefire 21 times in 24 hours firing over 200 shells. In the morning, Ukrainian army fired mortar shells on Sakhanka. *ot