Ukrainian punishers launch over 240 shells on DPR territory in 24 hours

The army of Ukraine launched 244 projectiles and mortar-shells on the front-line territories of the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) in the last 24 hours, DPR Operational Command, Vice-Commander Eduard Basurin states. 

“The enemy keeps applying the weapons prohibited by the Minsk agreements when shelling the territory of the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR),” said the Vice-Commander. 

In the Donetsk direction, the Armed Forces of Ukraine applied artillery, tanks and mortars. 11 tank-shells, 14 projectiles of 122mm caliber, 66 mortar-shells of 120mm caliber and 75 mortar-shells of 82mm caliber were launched on 10 localities and their nearby areas. 

In the Gorlovka and Mariupol directions, the enemy shelled 8localities and their nearby areas with artillery, tanks and mortars having launched 14 tank-shells, 15 projectiles of 122mm caliber, 42 mortar-shells of 120mm caliber and seven mortar-shells of 82mm caliber as well as grenade launchers and small arms. 

Earlier it was reported that the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU) had committed 39 ceasefire violations over the past 24 hours. 

DONi News Agency