Civilians caught up in east Ukraine fighting

Many civilians flee city of Slovyansk as security forces try to regain control from pro-Russian separatists.

    Civilians in Ukraine are increasingly caught up in the conflict as the government boosts its offensive on pro-Russian separatists.

    In the eastern city of Slovyansk, taken over by rebels, mortar barrages have been fired at random, hitting residential areas and a maternity hospital.

    Al Jazeera's David Chater reports from Slovyansk.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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