Ukraine forces, rebels clash in two eastern towns: Kiev

AFP , Thursday 24 Apr 2014

Ukraine's military clashed with pro-Kremlin rebels in two eastern towns overnight, the interior and defence ministries said Thursday.

Ukrainian soldiers retook control of the town hall in the southeastern port city of Mariupol and repelled an attack on an army base in the eastern town of Artemivsk, the ministries said.

Separatist sources confirmed the loss of the Mariupol town hall.

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