Donetsk, Oct 16 – DAN. Kiev forces violated the ceasefire 40 times within 24 hours firing almost 500 shells at the DPR territory, said DPR Mission to the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC).

“The number of ceasefire violations recorded in the past 24 hours is 40. The total number of rounds fired is 487,” the report reads.

Donetsk airport, Shakhta Trudovskaya, Spartak, Alexandrovka, Zhabichevo, Veseloye, Spartak, Mineralnoye, Golmovskiy, Dolomitnoye, Yasinovataya, Dokuchayevsk, Leninskoye, Kominternovo, Dzerzhinskoye, bezymennoye were targeted with 120 mm and 82 mm mortars, tank guns, grenade launchers, small arms including of large caliber.

Rounds under 12.7mm are not included in daily reports and statistics.

On Wednesday morning, Ukrainian armed formations shelled Donetsk and Yasinovataya. Seven houses have been damaged in Staromikhailovka.*ot