At least eight civilians killed in shelling of Ukrainian trolleybus: regional officials

January 22, 2015 10:05 AM

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KIEV (Reuters) - At least eight civilians were killed on Thursday when a shell or mortar hit a public transport stop in the rebel-controlled city of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, regional officials and eyewitnesses said.

The strike, which wrecked a trolleybus and blew out windows nearby, followed a night of intense fighting at the city's main airport and coincided with diplomatic talks involving Ukraine and Russia.

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