Fighting intensifies in eastern Ukraine

Fighting has started again in eastern Ukraine between government troops and separatist rebels, Ukrainian military officials said.

Yesterday a missile killed at least 15 refugees who were trying to flee the area "burning them alive". More bodies may still be recovered.

This comes days after a convoy of aid supplies travelled to the country from Moscow but Ukraine is still to let them in over fears it could spark an invasion.

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Casualties unknown after missile hits refugee buses

A convoy of buses carrying refugees from the east Ukrainian city of Luhansk was hit by rebel missile fire and has resulted in an unknown number of casualties, a Ukrainian military spokesmen has said.

Terrorists fired Grad missiles at a convoy of refugees from Luhansk near the areas of Khryashchuvatye and Novosvitlivka... we are waiting to hear how many died

– Ukraine military spokesman

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