Sunday, August 3, 2014

Ukraine: deadly fighting despite the research of crash victims

Ukraine: deadly fighting despite the research of crash victims
The - Published 08/03/2014 at 16:38 - Amended 08/03/2014 at 17:00
Fighting continues between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists pushing a small part of international experts to turn back.

The fighting continued Sunday, August 3 near the city of Donetsk in Ukraine.

Further deadly clashes between Ukrainian forces and separatist pro-Russian waved Sunday east of the Ukraine , despite the continued research of victims of the crash of flight MH17. In Lugansk, three civilians died in the fighting in 24 hours, reported Sunday the mayor, who yesterday warned of a situation "on the brink of a humanitarian catastrophe." In this city of 500,000 inhabitants before the war, water and electricity are cut off, communication is very disturbed and external supplies of food and fuel almost impossible.

The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) reported Saturday night, on the basis of testimonies of refugees who left the city in recent days, "shelling with heavy artillery." "Most shops are closed and people are running out of food," she reported. The organization said the bombing intensified the outskirts of Donetsk, the largest city of this industrial area and main stronghold of the rebels who proclaimed it a "people's republic".

Saturday of undetermined origin artillery fire destroyed several buildings and a school. A correspondent for the AFP saw the lifeless body of a woman at the scene.

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