Donetsk, Oct 17 - DAN. Ukrainian forces shelled 13 DPR frontlines settlements areas over the past 24 hours, DPR Operations Command deputy commander Eduard Basurin said on Tuesday.

“The enemy used tank guns, mortars, infantry fighting vehicle cannons, grenade launchers and small arms on Donetsk axis; ten DPR settlements came under fire,” Basurin said. “On Mariupol axis, Kominternovo, Leninskoye and Oktyabr villages were targeted.”

Donetsk airport outskirts, Spartak village, Alexandrovka neighbourhood in western Donetsk and Krutaya Balka outside Yasinovataya came under most intense fire, DPR Operations Command said.

Earlier reports said Ukrainian forces violated the casefire 34 times over the past 24 hours.*jk