Donetsk, Jul 17 - DAN. Ukrainian army units violated the ceasefire seven times over the past 24 hours, firing more than 100 rounds of ammunition at Donetsk People’s Republic frontline areas, head of the DPR Mission to the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination Ruslan Yakubov said on Tuesday.

“Over the past 24 hours, the Ukrainian army violated the ceasefire seven times expending a total of 105 rounds of ammunition,” Yakubov said.

The Trudovskiye neighbourhood in western Donetsk, the Spartak village in the north of the city, Dokuchayevsk and the Petrovskoye village were targeted with mortars, infantry fighting vehicle cannons, grenade launchers and small arms. An apartment house in Dokuchayevsk sustained shelling damage, he added.

On Monday evening, an elderly woman in Dokuchayevsk was wounded in shelling by Ukrainian forces. She was hospitalised to the central town hospital; her condition is satisfactory. Also, Ukrainian army strikes damaged the oil refinery operated by the Donetskavtogaz state-owned enterprise.*jk