29 Mar 2018 11:15

Donbas sides still trading truce breach accusations

DONETSK/KYIV. March 29 (Interfax) - Donbas has observed 13 ceasefire violations by the Ukrainian army over the past 24 hours, the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic (DPR)'s representative to the Joint Center for Control and Coordination (JCCC) told reporters on Thursday.

"The Ukrainian army violated the ceasefire 13 times over the past 24 hours. The army attacked the vicinity of the following populated localities: Shyroka Balka, Dolomitne, Zalizna Balka, Ozeryanivka, Spartak, Donetsk (the Volvo Center), Dokuchayevsk, Sakhanka, and Sosnivske," the representative said.

Two homes were damaged in Horlivka as a result of a Ukrainian attack, the representative said.

"The Ukrainian army fired a total of 320 rounds," the representative said.

In turn, the headquarters of the Ukrainian military operation in Donbas said on Facebook that Ukrainian army positions had come under attack 54 times but suffered no casualties.