Donetsk, Jan 4 - DAN. Ukrainian forces fired 23 rounds of ammunition at DPR territory over the past 24 hours, head of the DPR mission to the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) Ruslan Yakubov said on Thursday.

“Overall, Ukrainian army units expended 23 rounds of ammunition,” Yakubov said.

Donetsk axis settlements were shelled with 13 rounds and those on Gorlovka axis with ten rounds, he said adding that Ukrainian army units had used grenade launchers, large calibre machine guns and small arms.

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