Donetsk, Dec 22 – DAN. Ukrainian military mortar-shelled checkpoint Mayorsk north of Gorlovka on Wednesday night, a DPR defence source told Donetsk News Agency.

“Ukrainian forces opened fire with 82mm mortars at the Mayorsk checkpoint at around midnight,” the DPR officer said.

Ukrainian forces also used infantry fighting vehicle cannons, grenade launchers and small arms. “IVF cannons fired almost 60 rounds,” he said.

Earlier reports said the Ukrainian army fired 210 artillery and mortar rounds at DPR frontline areas since Wednesday evening damaging three houses in Yasinovataya and Gorlovka outskirts.

Four checkpoints are currently in operation between Kiev-controlled part of Donbass and the DPR territory.

Pedestrians and motor vehicles can cross the contact line at Elenovka-Novotroitskoye checkpoint (southwest of Donetsk, southern direction), Mayorsk-Mayorskoye (outside Gorlovka, northern direction), Oktyabr-Gnutoye (DPR south, southern direction) and Aleksandrovka-Maryinka (west of Donetsk, western direction). *jk