OSCE Monitors Shelled in Eastern Ukraine Despite Cease-Fire

September 15, 2014 11:24 AM

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A six-person international monitoring team came under shelling attack twice in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk on Sunday despite a cease-fire between government forces and pro-Russian separatists, a spokesman for the group said on Monday.

The incident, in which two marked vehicles of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, or OSCE, were badly damaged, highlighted the fragility of the truce struck this month in a conflict that has killed more than 3,000 people.

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