Three separatists dead in shooting in Mariupol-Ukrainian minister

by Reuters
Thursday, 17 April 2014 05:15 GMT

KIEV, April 17 (Reuters) - Ukraine's interior minister said on Thursday that three pro-Russian separatists were killed in shooting that broke out overnight in the town of Mariupol on the Sea of Azov.

"According to preliminary data, three attackers were killed, 13 wounded and 63 detained," Arsen Avakov said in a post on Facebook. (Reporting by Steve Gutterman; Writing by Lidia Kelly; Editing by Ron Popeski)

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