Ukraine under fire 112 times despite ceasefire: Foreign Minister

 Ukrainian forces have come under fire from pro-Russian rebels over 100 times in the last 24 hours, despite a ceasefire coming into force at midnight on Saturday, Ukraine`s Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin said Monday. 

AFP| Updated: Feb 16, 2015, 15:40 PM IST

Sofia: Ukrainian forces have come under fire from pro-Russian rebels over 100 times in the last 24 hours, despite a ceasefire coming into force at midnight on Saturday, Ukraine`s Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin said Monday. 

"We and the Ukraine armed forces are fully observing the ceasefire regime but unfortunately in response we have received 112 fire attacks in the past 24 hours from the terrorists of Donetsk and Lugansk," Klimkin said during a visit to Sofia.