Donetsk, Jan 30 – DAN. Almost 1,600 customers are without power in the Alexandrovka and Kremenets townships as a result of Kiev's strikes on these localities, said Alexandrovka head Konstantin Chalyi.

"Yesterday at around 8 p.m. Ukrainian armed forces launched a heavy shelling. A high-power transmission line sustained damage leaving 1,600 customers in Alexandrovka and Kremenets without electricity."

Repair works are underway. The JCCC has dispatched a team to confirm the reports.

Ukrainian army units violates the ceasefire 16 times in the past 24 hours.

The Christmas ceasefire is in effect in Donbass from December 29, 2018 1:01 a.m. GMT+3, as endorsed by the Contact Group in the end of 2018. *ot