One Ukrainian serviceman killed, two wounded near Mariupol

Reuters News
Posted: Apr 25, 2015 6:00 AM

KIEV (Reuters) - One Ukrainian serviceman was killed and two were wounded in shelling attacks by pro-Russian separatists on Saturday near the port of Mariupol in Ukraine's south-east, military spokesman Dmytro Gorbunov said.

The servicemen was killed in Shyrokyne, a village partly controlled by rebel forces to the east of the port city on the Sea of Azov, he told 112 television channel.

(Reporting by Pavel Polityuk; Editing by Richard Balmforth)