Donetsk, Dec 18 - DAN. Ukrainian army units violated the ceasefire 22 times over the past 24 hours firing more than 200 rounds of ammunition at the Donetsk People’s Republic territory, head of the DPR Office at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination Ruslan Yakubov said on Tuesday.

“Over the past 24 hours, Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire 22 times expending 229 rounds of ammunition,” Yakubov said.

The Spartak village north of Donetsk, Yasinovataya and the adjacent Krutaya Balka village, Gorlovka's settlements of Zaitsevo and Dolomitnoye and the Leninskoye, Sakhanka and Kominternovo villages in southern DPR were targeted with mortars, anti-aircraft guns, infantry fighting vehicle cannons, grenade launchers and small arms, he added.

In the previous reporting period, Ukrainian forces fired more than 400 rounds of ammunition at the DPR.*jk