Donetsk, Feb 7 - DAN. Ukrainian army units violated the ceasefire 17 times over the past 24 hours firing 194 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 Thursday.

“Over the past 24 hours, Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire 17 times expending 194 rounds of ammunition,” Yakubov said.

Strikes were delivered at the Volvo Centre area, the Trudovskaya Colliery and Alexandrovka in Donetsk outskirts, the Spartak village in suburban Donetsk, Yasinovataya, Gorlovka’s Gagarin Colliery and Zaitsevo villages and Leninskoye and Sakhanka in southern DPR, he added.

The enemy employed 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 forces violated the ceasefire 24 times firing 615 rounds at DPR areas.*jk