Donetsk, May 2 - DAN. Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire 11 times over the past 24 hours, firing nearly 200 rounds at the Donetsk People’s Republic territory, head of the DPR Office at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination Ruslan Yakubov said on Thursday.

“Over the past 24 hours, Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire 11 times expending 197 rounds of ammunition,” Yakubov said.

Fire was delivered at the airport area in northern Donetsk (Volvo Centre), the Spartak and Trudovskaya Colliery neighbourhoods in the west of the DPR capital; Dokuchayevsk, and the Ukrainskoye village in southern DPR, he added.

The enemy used 82mm and 120mm mortars, infantry fighting vehicle cannons, grenade launchers and high calibre small arms. The amount of expended ammunition of calibre up to 12.7mm is not added to overall daily statistics.

A house at 7 Roborovskiy Street in Trudovskaya Colliery sustained shelling damage on Wednesday evening. There were no casualties, the JCCC reported.

Earlier reports said that Kiev forces had delivered massed mortar fire at Donetsk outskirts and Dokuchayevsk.

In the previous reporting period, Kiev’s army violated the ceasefire 12 times shelling DPR areas with more than 200 rounds of ammunition.*jk