Donetsk, Mar 22 – DAN. The Ukrainian armed forces violated the ceasefire 17 times in 24 hours firing more than 180 rounds at the Donetsk People’s Republic, head of the DPR Mission to the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination Ruslan Yakubov said.

“Over the past 24 hours the enemy violated the ceasefire 17 times, firing 183 shells, ” Yakubov said.
Shakhta Trudovskaya, Aleksandrovka, northern Donetsk, Spartak, Krutaya Balka, Vasilyevka, Shakhta Gagarina, Shakhta 6/7, Sakhanka were targeted with mortars, IFVs, APCs, grenade launchers and small arms.

In the previous reporting period, Kiev violated the ceasefire seven times.

The rounds under 12.7 mm caliber are excluded from daily reports.

A new recommitment to the ceasefire in Donbass has come into force on Friday, 1.01 a.m. GMT +3, after the security working group of the Contact Group had agreed to it on the previous day.

At 1.05 a.m. Kiev forces opened 120 mm mortar fire on Alexandrovka, western Donetsk. *ot