Donetsk, Apr 12 - DAN. Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire 27 times over the past 24 hours firing more than 600 rounds of ammunition at Donetsk People’s Republic frontline areas, head of the DPR Mission to the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) Ruslan Yakubov said on Thursday.

“Over the past 24 hours, Ukrainian army units violated the ceasefire 27 times expending 604 rounds of ammunition,” Yakubov said.

Ukrainian forces targeted northern and western outskirts of Donetsk, neighbourhoods outside Yasinovataya and Gorlovka, Dokuchayevsk and villages in southern DPR.

Overnight from April 10 to April 11, the Ukrainian army delivered massive strikes with artillery and mortars at western and northern Donetsk. Seven civilians were wounded. The Donetsk People’s Republic said that Kiev had deliberately violated the “Easter ceasefire” in Donbass.*jk