'Shots fired' around Donetsk international airport

Shots have been fired around Donetsk international airport in eastern Ukraine with smoke billowing from the airport area, an eyewitness told Reuters.

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'More than 50 killed' in Donetsk fighting

Pro-Russian rebels have said the death toll during two days of fighting in the eastern Ukraine city of Donetsk has now risen to 50. Ukraine's military launched a strike on rebels who had taken the international airport in the eastern city.