Donetsk, Feb 16 - DAN. Ukrainian army units fired 180 rounds of ammunition at DPR frontline areas over the past 24 hours, head of DPR mission to the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination Ruslan Yakubov said on Friday.

Overall, Ukrainian army units expended 180 rounds of ammunition,” Yakubov said.

Northern and western outskirts of Donetsk, Airport area, Trudovskiye neighbourhood, Dokuchayevsk, and Leninskoye and Kominternovo villages in DPR south came under Ukrainian forces fire, he added.

In the previous reporting period, Ukrainian forces expended 400 rounds of ammunition firing at DPR areas.

Earlier reports on Friday said Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire nine times over the past 24 hours.*jk