MOSCOW, March 24. /TASS/. The Ukrainian military breached the ceasefire regime over 50 times in the past twenty-four hours, killing two self-defense fighters and wounding another five, the defense ministry of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) said on Tuesday.
"Overall, 51 instances of shelling by the Ukrainian military were registered in the past twenty-four hours, including 41 breaches in the Donetsk area and five breaches each in the Gorlovka and Mariupol directions," the Donetsk news agency reported, citing the DPR defense ministry’s spokesman.
The Ukrainian military made 35 mortar attacks, four attacks using tank fire and 12 attacks using small arms, the defense ministry said.
Reports that came early on Tuesday said two children were killed in Donetsk and Gorlovka as a result of the Ukrainian military’s fire.
The ceasefire between the Ukrainian conflicting sides started from midnight on February 15. The ceasefire regime is stipulated in a package of measures for the implementation of the accords signed in Minsk on February 12.