Donetsk, Oct 24 - DAN. Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire 20 times over the past 24 hours, head of the Donetsk People’s Republic Office at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination Ruslan Yakubov said on Thursday.

“Over the past 24 hours, Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire 20 times expending 233 rounds of ammunition,” Yakubov said.

Strikes were delivered at ten settlements: Trudovskaya Colliery, Yelenovka and Yasnoye (Donetsk axis), Gorlovka and Shirokaya Balka (Gorlovka axis), and Naberezhnoye, Kominternovo, Bezymennoye, Leninskoye and Sakhanka (Mariupol axis).

The enemy used 120mm and 82mm 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.

In the previous reporting period, Ukrainian army units fired 447 rounds of ammunition at DPR areas.*jk