Donetsk, Sep 4 - DAN. Ukrainian army units violated the ceasefire once over the past 24 hours firing 15 rounds of ammunition at the Donetsk People’s Republic, Head of the DPR Mission to the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination Ruslan Yakubov said on Tuesday.

“Over the past 24 hours, Ukrainian army violated the ceasefire once expending 15 rounds of ammunition,” Yakubov said.

The Zaitsevo village in the outskirts of Gorlovka was targeted with grenade launchers and small arms, he added.

The new ceasefire agreed by the Contract Group for peaceful Donbass conflict settlement came into force at 00:01 on August 29. The JCCC said that Ukrainian forces had violated the new truce three hours after it came into force as they shelled the Golmovskiy frontline village in northern Gorlovka.*jk