Ukrainian spokesman says suicide bomber attacked checkpoint

by Reuters
Tuesday, 22 July 2014 05:50 GMT

KIEV, July 22 (Reuters) - A spokesman for Ukraine's military operation in the country's east said on Tuesday a suicide bomber driving a minibus packed with explosives had attacked a Ukrainian checkpoint during the night.

A spokesman for the "anti-terrorist operation" against separatists who have rebelled in eastern Ukraine told 112 television channel: "A checkpoint was attacked by a suicide bomber in a van packed with explosives."

He gave no further details. (Reporting by Pavel Polityuk, writing by Elizabeth Piper, editing by Timothy Heritage)

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