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Ukraine: Huge explosions rock Donetsk airport00:59

Ukraine: Huge explosions rock Donetsk airport

Ukraine, Donetsk
January 13, 2015 at 13:24 GMT +00:00 · Published

The sound of heavy shelling rung out across Donetsk Tuesday followed by the sight of a large plume of smoke rising from the vicinity of the city's International Airport.

The airport has seen some of the heaviest fighting during the conflict in east Ukraine, with forces loyal to Kiev and militia of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic (DNR/DPR) battling it out for control of the facility.

Ukraine: Huge explosions rock Donetsk airport00:59
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The sound of heavy shelling rung out across Donetsk Tuesday followed by the sight of a large plume of smoke rising from the vicinity of the city's International Airport.

The airport has seen some of the heaviest fighting during the conflict in east Ukraine, with forces loyal to Kiev and militia of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic (DNR/DPR) battling it out for control of the facility.

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