Donetsk, Oct 29 - DAN. Ukrainian forces on Tuesday afternoon fired mortars at a Donetsk People’s Republic area in proximity to the Petrovskoye security zone south of Donetsk, the DPR Office at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination reported.

“A strike by Ukrainian armed formations on the Starognatovka-Petrovskoye axis was recorded at 12:10,” the report said. “Ten 60mm mortar rounds were fired.”

The enemy is also delivering fire with automatic grenade launchers,having expended some 30 rounds by now, the JCCC said.

Minsk is hosting a new round of Donbass settlement talks on Tuesday. The resumption of disengagement of forces and hardware in pilot areas, including Petrovskoye, tops the agenda of the talks. *jk