Donetsk, Feb 17 – DAN.  Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire 24 times over the past 24 hours, the DPR mission to the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) said.

Fourteen townships came under fire: Zaitsevo (southern), Golmovskiy, Shakhta Gagarina, Shakhta Izotova, Shakhta Trudovskaya, Mandrykino, Staromikhailovka, Elenovka, Veseloye, Oktyabr, Petrovskoye, Novolaspa, Kominternovo, Sakhanka.

The enemy used 122 mm artillery, anti-tank missile systems, grenade launchers, small arms. The total of 286 projectiles of higher than 12.7 mm caliber were fired.

A civilian woman was injured, two residential houses damaged.

LPR reported 29 violations.

The recent escalation is the worst since April 2021. Following the intensified shelling, reports emerged on social media that frontline  areas may be evacuated. *ot