Ukraine soldiers killed in renewed Sloviansk fighting

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Ukraine soldiers killed in Sloviansk fighting
Ukraine soldiers killed in Sloviansk fighting

Fierce fighting was followed by sporadic sniper fire in Sloviansk, as Fergal Keane reports

Four Ukrainian soldiers have been killed and an army helicopter shot down by pro-Russian militants near the eastern city of Sloviansk, Kiev says.

It says the gunmen used heavy weapons against Ukraine’s units involved in the “anti-terror” operation. Casualties were also reported among the rebels.

The militants are reported to have retreated towards the city centre which is now quiet, a BBC correspondent says….

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