Woman killed during shelling in Mariupol, east Ukraine: Officials

Woman killed during shelling in Mariupol, east Ukraine: Officials

MARIUPOL, Ukraine - One woman died and three other people were injured during renewed shelling overnight in the port of Mariupol in eastern Ukraine, the local city administration said on Sunday, in a further blow to the region's fraying ceasefire.

Local media said the 33-year-old woman was the first civilian casualty since the ceasefire began on Friday evening.

Ukrainian government forces came under fire late on Saturday on the eastern outskirts of Mariupol, a strategic city on the Sea of Azov, in the first serious test of a ceasefire they had struck with pro-Russian separatists.

More about

Purchase this article for republication.

BRANDINSIDER

SPONSORED

Most Read

Your daily good stuff - AsiaOne stories delivered straight to your inbox
By signing up, you agree to our Privacy policy and Terms and Conditions.