Ukraine's acting President has told the country's parliament that "terrorists" armed with anti-aircraft missiles were responsible for shooting down a military helicopter near the town of Slaviansk.
Fourteen servicemen, including a general, reportedly died in the attack in the east of the country.
"I have just received information that terrorists using Russian anti-aircraft missiles shot down our helicopter near Slaviansk. It had been ferrying servicemen for a change of duty," Oleksandr Turchinov said.
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The boy was found unconscious and in cardiac arrest and was rushed to hospital where he died.
The victim, who was wearing her uniform at the time, was found knocking on doors nearly four hours after she was abducted.
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