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Italian journalist and his interpreter were killed in a mortar attack near Slavyansk
An Italian journalist and his interpreter were killed in a mortar attack near the city of Slavyansk in Eastern Ukraine. A French stringer was wounded, a source at the Slavyansk militia headquarters told Itar-Tass.
The journalists worked in the village of Andreyevka near Slavyansk.
The French stringer, William Rongulson, was taken to hospital with a shell fragment wound in his leg. He left the hospital himself after the doctors had bandaged his wound.Any further details are so far unknown.
Earlier on Saturday, representatives of Slavyansk's self-defence forces opened a return fire at Ukrainian army positions after fierce armed clashes near the village of Semyonovka in Slavyansk's outskirts. Motor fire as well as submachine and submachine gun rounds could be heard in Slavyansk the whole day.
[Source: Itar Tass, Slavyansk, 25May14]
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