Ukraine says two killed when helicopters shot down in Slaviansk

by Reuters
Friday, 2 May 2014 08:43 GMT

KIEV, May 2 (Reuters) - Two Ukrainian troops were killed when two helicopters were shot down over the separatist-held eastern town of Slaviansk on Friday, the Defence Ministry said.

"As a result of the shooting, two troops from the Ukrainian army were killed," the ministry said in a statement. (reporting by Natalia Zinets, writing by Elizabeth Piper, editing by)

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