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Ukrainian serviceman killed in attack on base

A man sits on a bench bearing the Crimean flag, ouside the Crimean parliament in Simferopol, Crimea, on March 18, 2014. AFP PHOTO / FILIPPO MONTEFORTE

KIEV: A Ukrainian serviceman was killed on Tuesday at a Ukrainian base that came under attack in Crimea's main town Simferopol, a military spokesman said.

Vladislav Seleznyov, speaking to Reuters by telephone from Crimea, said one serviceman at the base had died of his wounds. A second man, a captain, was injured.

Seleznyov said it was unclear who had staged the assault, but described the attackers, as "unknown forces, fully equipped and their faces covered".

 

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