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Ukraine: Donetsk airport in ruins as fighting continues despite ceasefire01:01

Ukraine: Donetsk airport in ruins as fighting continues despite ceasefire

Ukraine, Donetsk
October 9, 2014 at 13:11 GMT +00:00 · Published

Donetsk airport lay in ruins on Thursday as fighting continued between Ukrainian forces and eastern fighters despite a ceasefire being reached last month. Smoke plumed from the main air traffic control tower and aircraft hangers as well as planes were left destroyed, surrounded by debris.

The truce was put into place on September 5, but hostility continues and casualties rise with the UN confirming that 331 people have been killed since the ceasefire began.

Ukraine: Donetsk airport in ruins as fighting continues despite ceasefire01:01
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Donetsk airport lay in ruins on Thursday as fighting continued between Ukrainian forces and eastern fighters despite a ceasefire being reached last month. Smoke plumed from the main air traffic control tower and aircraft hangers as well as planes were left destroyed, surrounded by debris.

The truce was put into place on September 5, but hostility continues and casualties rise with the UN confirming that 331 people have been killed since the ceasefire began.

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