Donetsk, Nov 21 - DAN. Ukrainian forces shelled DPR territory 49 times over the past 24 hours, DPR Operations Command said on Tuesday.

“Over the past 24 hours, Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire 49 times using mortars, grenade launchers and small arms,” a DPR Operations Command representative said.

Twenty-one DPR settlements in the Republic came under Ukrainian army units fire, he added.

Earlier reports said nine houses in Dokuchayevsk were damaged as Ukrainian forces shelled the area. *jk