Ukrainian serviceman killed in rebel attack near Mariupol: military

April 25, 2015 11:01 AM

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Ukrainian serviceman killed in rebel attack near Mariupol: military

KIEV (Reuters) - One Ukrainian serviceman was killed and two were wounded in shelling attacks by pro-Russian separatists on Saturday near the port of Mariupol in Ukraine's southeast, Kiev's military said.

A military spokesman said rebels opened artillery fire on forces from the government's National Guard at Shyrokyne, a village to the east of Mariupol on the Sea of Azov, despite a ceasefire agreed in Minsk, Belarus, in mid-February.

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