Donetsk, Oct 24 – DAN. Ukrainian forces opened heavy artillery fire on DPR for the first time since the School Ceasefire was announced in Donbass, said DPR representative at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination (JCCC) Ruslan Yakubov.

"Shelling was reported at 4-4.30 p.m. on Shirokino-Sakhanka direction; seven 122mm rounds were fired; on Vodyanoye – Novaya Tavriya direction six rounds of 122mm caliber were fired," the report reads.

Sakhanka and Leninskoye have also been targeted with 120mm and 82mm mortar rounds.

The School Ceasefire brokered by the Contact Group in Minsk came into effect on August 29 as the new school year was to begin in Donbass. *ot