Donetsk, Dec 25 - DAN. Six houses in Gorlovka, Dokuchayevsk and the Staromikhailovka neighbourhood in Donetsk outskirts were damaged in shelling by Kiev forces over the past 24 hours, head of the Donetsk People’s Republic Office at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination Ruslan Yakubov said on Tuesday.

“According to updated reports, houses in Dokuchayevsk and Staromikhailovka had sustained damage to roofs, overhead beams, and windows,” Yakubov said adding that in Dokuchayevsk, the shelling caused damage to the frontage of the house at 37 Rabochaya Street.

In Staromikhailovka, four houses were damaged at 26 and 27 Zhukovskogo Street, 8 Schorsa Street and 4 Gagarina Street, he said.

At around 03:00, December 24, a house in the Zaitsevo village in northern Gorlovka was ruined in shelling by Ukrainian forces.

Ukrainian army units violated the ceasefire 22 times over the past 24 hours firing 104 rounds of ammunition at DPR areas.*jk