Fighting in southern Ukraine city kills at least 3
May 22, 2017 | 75° | Check Traffic

Top News

Fighting in southern Ukraine city kills at least 3


MARIUPOL, Ukraine >>An Associated Press journalist has seen at least three people killed in a clash between government forces and rebels in the eastern Ukrainian city of Mariupol. 

The three dead bodies seen Friday near Mariupol’s police station included a policeman.

Ukraine’s Interior Minister Arsen Avakov said in a statement that 20 “terrorists” and one police officer were killed in fighting that erupted when 60 gunmen tried to capture the police station and were rebuffed by police and the military.

The police station in the Azov Sea city of nearly 500,000 is ablaze. 

No comments
By participating in online discussions you acknowledge that you have agreed to the TERMS OF SERVICE. An insightful discussion of ideas and viewpoints is encouraged, but comments must be civil and in good taste, with no personal attacks. Because only subscribers are allowed to comment, we have your personal information and are able to contact you. If your comments are inappropriate, you may be banned from posting. To report comments that you believe do not follow our guidelines, email