Donetsk, Jan 6 – DAN. Ukrainian forces shelled seven DPR frontline areas with 90 mortar rounds since the evening, a defense source told DAN.

"Aleksandrovka village in Donetsk’s Petrovskiy district came under intense fire, with 40 mortar rounds of 82mm caliber hitting it. Since 6 p.m. to midnight Kiev forces were shelling Trudovskiye in western Donetsk, Zaitsevo in vicinity of Gorlovka, Leninskoye, Veseloye, Yasinovataya industrial area, Volvo Center in northern Donetsk; 92 mortar rounds were fired", he said.

Ukrainian forces also used grenade launchers and heavy machine guns.

A ceasefire was agreed by the Contact Group at its meeting on December 21st, in effect from midnight December 24th Kiev time – 1 a.m. December 24th DPR time, but shelling by Ukrainian forces continues.*ot