Six Ukrainian soldiers killed, fighting rages at airport: Kiev officials

January 16, 2015 11:15 AM

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KIEV (Reuters) - Six Ukrainian soldiers have been killed in attacks by separatists in the past 24 hours, the Kiev military said on Friday as fighting raged at the international airport in the big eastern city of Donetsk.

"Six of our servicemen have been killed as a result of combat activity and another 18 have been wounded in the past 24 hours," military spokesman Andriy Lysenko told journalists.

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