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Ukraine: Fierce fighting around Donetsk train station01:13

Ukraine: Fierce fighting around Donetsk train station

Ukraine, Donetsk
July 21, 2014 at 05:22 GMT +00:00 · Published

Fighting broke out near the main train station in Donetsk Monday as anti-Kiev forces reported pro-Kiev armoured vehicles and infantry trying to break through the city's defences. Small battles are being fought simultaneously throughout the city.

The heaviest fire is reported near Donetsk Airport, currently held by pro-Kiev forces, and next to the main railway station, which suffered an airstrike earlier Monday. The city is reportedly being shelled with heavy artillery and unguided missiles of multiple-launch rocket systems.

Ukraine: Fierce fighting around Donetsk train station01:13
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Fighting broke out near the main train station in Donetsk Monday as anti-Kiev forces reported pro-Kiev armoured vehicles and infantry trying to break through the city's defences. Small battles are being fought simultaneously throughout the city.

The heaviest fire is reported near Donetsk Airport, currently held by pro-Kiev forces, and next to the main railway station, which suffered an airstrike earlier Monday. The city is reportedly being shelled with heavy artillery and unguided missiles of multiple-launch rocket systems.

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