Six Ukrainian servicemen killed in past 24 hours in east: military

April 14, 2015 10:25 AM

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KIEV (Reuters) - Six Ukrainian servicemen were killed and 12 wounded in eastern Ukraine in the past 24 hours despite a ceasefire deal, the Kiev military said on Tuesday, as Germany, France, Russia and Ukraine called for an end to renewed heavy fighting.

Ukraine's military and pro-Russian rebels have accused each other of intensifying attacks over the past few days, putting further strain on the two-month-old truce, still technically in force though casualties are reported almost daily.

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