Donetsk, Jul 14 – DAN. Kiev forces violated the ceasefire over 250 times in the past week, firing 556 artillery, tank gun and mortar rounds at DPR territory, DPR Operations Command deputy commander Eduard Basurin said on Friday.

“The enemy violated the ceasefire 251 times over the past week firing 556 artillery, mortar and tank gun rounds,” Basurin said. “One serviceman sustained an injury as a result of Kiev’s shelling.”

According to DPR Operations Command, 33 DPR settlements came under fire over the past week; a large number of households were destroyed or damaged.

Kiev forces violated the ceasefire 31 times over the past 24 hours, leaving three houses damaged in western Donetsk.

A “harvest ceasefire” aimed at facilitating the harvesting in Donbass came into force on June 24, as it had been agreed by the Contact Group members in Minsk. It was expected to last till August 31. *ot