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Ukraine: Donetsk's residential areas battered by mortars and artillery00:41

Ukraine: Donetsk's residential areas battered by mortars and artillery

Ukraine, Donetsk
January 13, 2015 at 18:53 GMT +00:00 · Published

Donetsk's Kievsky and Oktyabrsky districts were repeatedly shelled by the Ukrainian army positions, starting early Tuesday morning and continuing throughout the day.

The heavy artillery fire follows a reported ultimatum against pro-Kiev forces based at Donetsk airport, who were purportedly told they had until 1700 (1500 GMT) to leave the facility or face destruction. The ultimatum was reportedly issued by the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic (DNR/DPR).

Ukraine: Donetsk's residential areas battered by mortars and artillery00:41
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Donetsk's Kievsky and Oktyabrsky districts were repeatedly shelled by the Ukrainian army positions, starting early Tuesday morning and continuing throughout the day.

The heavy artillery fire follows a reported ultimatum against pro-Kiev forces based at Donetsk airport, who were purportedly told they had until 1700 (1500 GMT) to leave the facility or face destruction. The ultimatum was reportedly issued by the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic (DNR/DPR).

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