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HindustanTimes Fri,22 Aug 2014

World

Ukraine: Shooting, violence in Slavyansk town
AFP
Slavyansk , Ukraine, April 24, 2014
First Published: 14:22 IST(24/4/2014)
Last Updated: 14:35 IST(24/4/2014)

Shooting was heard and a rebel roadblock was in flames in the insurgent-held flashpoint Ukrainian town of Slavyansk on Thursday, an AFP journalist there said.

Pro-Russian gunmen in the town were retreating to defensive positions as a helicopter flew overhead. One militant said he saw seven Ukrainian army armoured vehicles near the roadblock on fire.


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