Donetsk, Feb 4 - DAN. Five houses in the Trudovskaya Collier neighbourhood in Donetsk’s Petrovskiy district were damaged in shelling by Ukrainian forces, the Donetsk People’s Republic Office at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination reported on Tuesday.

“At 07:50, Ukrainian armed formations opened fire at Trudovskaya Colliery in Donetsk’s Petrovskiy district,” the report said. “Damage was caused to the houses at 36, 40, 97 and 103 Zeleny Gai Street, and 149 Shestakov Street.”

The settlement came under fire from a recoilless gun, large calibre machine gun and small arms, the JCCC said.

Earlier reports said Kiev forces violated the ceasefire seven times over the past 24 hours firing some 30 rounds of ammunition at DPR areas.*jk