Ukrainian forces violate ceasefire nine times over 24 hours, shell five DPR settlements – JCCC

Ukrainian forces violate ceasefire nine times over 24 hours, shell five DPR settlements – JCCC

January 30, 2020 11:11

Donetsk, Jan 30 – DAN. Ukrainian armed formations violated the ceasefire nine times over the past 24 hours, the Donetsk People’s Republic Office at the Joint Centre for Control and Coordination reported on Thursday.

“Over the past 24 hours, Ukrainian armed formations violated the ceasefire nine times expending 17 rounds of ammunition,” the report said.

Strikes were delivered at the areas of the Gagarin Colliery settlement on the Gorlovka axis, Trudovskaya Colliery and Alexandrovka on the Donetsk axis and the Leninskoye and Sakhanka villages on the Mariupol axis, the JCCC said.

The enemy used 120mm mortars, grenade launchers and high calibre small arms. The amount of expended ammunition of calibre up to 12.7mm is not added to overall daily statistics.

In the previous reporting period, Ukrainian army units violated the ceasefire five times on the contact line with the DPR.*jk