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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Recovery operation to find missile victims is suspended

The recovery operation to find the bodies of victims killed when a missile hit a convoy of refugees in Ukraine has been suspended after fighting started again, a Ukrainian military spokesman said.

So far the remains of 15 people, said to have "burned to death" in cars, have been located but officials say there could be more.

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