Civilians killed as Ukrainian forces tighten noose on rebels in Donetsk

DONETSK, Ukraine – Heavy fighting broke out in this regional capital on July 21, with Ukrainian government forces and Kremlin-backed rebels exchanging artillery fire within city limits. Shells that exploded near a residential complex killed at least three civilians and injured one more, eyewitnesses told the Kyiv Post.

At the same time, Dutch forensic experts and monitors from the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) visited the bodies of Malaysia Airlines flight 17 at the Torez train station some 40 miles east, where they are being held inside refrigerated wagons and waiting to be transported to a secure location where they can be identified.

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