Sniper fire brings disturbing new dimension to Ukraine violence

February 20, 2014 10:55 PM

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Sniper fire brings disturbing new dimension to Ukraine violence

A disturbing new development in the Ukrainian conflict has been the use of snipers, with both sides blaming the other. Gunfire is said to have been the cause of the vast majority of those killed and injured this week.

Witnesses said snipers fired on anti-government demonstrators as they tried to retake Independence Square on Thursday morning. Dozens wounded in the fighting – as well as the bodies of those killed – were dragged away.

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