The Ukrainian forces attacked the DPR positions near Donetsk, it resulted in causalities and injuries. Ukrainian forces attempted to violate the boarders of the DPR in the Spartak district industrial area in the North of Donetsk.
Ukrainian forces had also shelled Zaitsevo, Zorianovka and Shirokaya Balka villages – reports the DPR Operational Command. Ukrainian Forces at 18.45 after the infantry preparation attempted to capture the DPR positions in the industrial area by three groups less than 10 soldiers in each.
The DPR army divisions had to open the return fire with small arms. Reportedly two Ukrainian soldiers were killed, three injured.
For the last 24 hours, Ukrainian forces violated the ceasefire regime more than 500 times. The enemy launched onto the Republic 7 artillery shells, 60 mortar rounds 120mm and 82 mm calibre and approximately 400 shells of different kinds of launchers. IFV and small arms were also applied.
It should be specially underlined that contact group participants in Minsk 21 of December made a deal about the next ceasefire regime in Donbass. The deal implies limitless ceasefire from the midnight of December 24th, but the fire from Ukrainian positions won’t stop.
DONi News Agency / UNION TV