Residents flee fighting in Ukraine's Donetsk

Troops retake pro-Moscow rebels' strongholds in east as residents try to escape intensifying battles there.

    Ukrainian government forces have retaken a number of towns in the east. Hundreds of thousands of people have fled their homes to escape fighting in the east, focused on the rebel-controlled city of Donetsk.

    Al Jazeera's Barnaby Phillips reports from the city.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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