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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.

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Two civilians dead in fighting in Donetsk

Pro-Russian militants in Donetsk. Credit: Reuters

Two civilians have been killed during fighting in Donetsk.

Ukrainian forces have now seized control of the city's airport after vowing to press on with a military offensive "until not a single terrorist" was left.

More than 30 rebels are thought to have died in the clashes.

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