Death toll now 'more than 50' in Donetsk

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.

The prime minister of the rebels' self-styled Donetsk People's Republic (DNR) Alexander Borodai told Russia's RIA news agency: "We have lost more than 50 volunteers."

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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.