Ukraine rebels say shells hit cultural center and bus in Donetsk, seven killed

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Posted: Jan 30, 2015 6:42 AM

KIEV (Reuters) - Shells hit a cultural center and a trolleybus in separate attacks in the Ukrainian city of Donetsk on Friday, killing at least seven people, the rebel-controlled administration in the city said.

Five people were killed in the strike on the cultural center and at least two died when an artillery shell hit the trolleybus just over 1 km (half a mile) away, it said in a statement on its website.

There was no immediate confirmation of the attacks from the Kiev military side.

(Reporting by Natalia Zinets; Writing by Richard Balmforth; Editing by Robin Pomeroy)