DONETSK, March 18. /TASS/. Ukrainian forces have shelled the western outskirts of Donetsk which led to interruptions in electricity supply, the mission of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic (DPR) to the Joint Center for Control and Coordination (JCCC) said on Monday.
"Today at 9pm Ukrainian forces opened fire at the settlement of Staromikhaylovka from weapons on infantry fighting vehicles," Donetsk News Agency quoted the mission as saying. "As a result of the shelling, power lines and a sub-station were damaged, and the southern part of the settlement was left without electricity," the mission added.
The mission noted that Ukrainian forces shot at the settlement 53 times.
The latest agreement on ceasefire entered into force on 8 March 2019. The ceasefire agreement was reached by participants in the Contact Group on settlement of the situation in Donbass.