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Luhansk resident: "What ceasefire are you talking about?"

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 - 01:27

Residents in the eastern Ukrainian town say one woman was killed in heavy overnight shelling of a coal mine. Gavino Garay reports.

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A seven-day ceasefire in Ukraine -- shattered by overnight shelling at a coal mine in a small town in the eastern Ukrainian Luhansk region. Guards pick up what's left behind. It left one woman killed. She couldn't make it to the bomb shelter in time. (SOUNDBITE) (Russian) PRIVILNYANSKA COAL MINE DIRECTOR, VLADIMIR MOLODYK, SAYING: "Around 11pm in the evening yesterday Privilnyanska coal mine came under artillery fire. There were 21 shots made. During that time, parts of administrative buildings were destroyed. One person was killed - a woman. She and the others were alerted by the supervisor and were trying to reach the bomb shelter. One was killed and another woman wounded." Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko declared a ceasefire between between Ukrainian and pro-Russian forces on June 20. Residents here say there is no such truce. (SOUNDBITE) (Russian) PRYVILLYA RESIDENT OLGA, SAYING: "What ceasefire are you talking about? If we were bombed yesterday and being bombed today? Today it was at 6 a.m.(0300GMT). Yesterday it was at 11p.m. People died at the mine - coal mine was bombed." In between the fighting -- a man residents say was killed by Ukrainian forces two days ago is laid to rest. No official word indicating who was responsible for the attack on the coal mine.

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Luhansk resident: "What ceasefire are you talking about?"

Tuesday, June 24, 2014 - 01:27