Monitors from the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission (SMM) to Ukraine have reported about 255 explosions in Donetsk and Luhansk regions within 24 hours.
"In Donetsk region, the SMM recorded more ceasefire violations, including about 220 explosions, compared with the previous reporting period (about 46 explosions)," the mission said in an update covering the period from 19:30 on April 4 to 19:30 on April 5.
In particular, the violations were registered near the village of Shyrokyne (20km east of Ukrainian-controlled Mariupol), Svitlodarsk (government-controlled, 57km north-east of Donetsk), Horlivka (non-government-controlled, 39km north-east of Donetsk), Yasynuvata (non-government-controlled, 16km north-east of Donetsk), Sofiivka (formerly Karlo-Marksove, non-government controlled, 40km north-east of Donetsk), Lebedynske (government-controlled, 16km east of Mariupol), Pyshchevyk (government-controlled, 25km north-east of Mariupol), and Novohryhorivka (government-controlled, 55km south of Donetsk).
In Luhansk region, the SMM recorded more ceasefire violations, including 35 explosions, compared with the previous reporting period (15 explosions).
The incidents were registered near Alchevsk (non-government-controlled, 40km west of Luhansk), Uspenka (non-government-controlled, 23km south-west of Luhansk), Kruhlyk (non-government-controlled, 31km south-west of Luhansk), and Myrne (non-government-controlled, 28km south-west of Luhansk).