Heavy Gunfire Heard at Airport in Ukraine as Government Sends in Troops to Retake Control From Pro-Russia Militiamen

IZYUM, Ukraine (AP) — An Associated Press reporter has heard heavy gunfire at an airport in eastern Ukraine after the government sent in army troops to retake control from pro-Russian militiamen.

The mayor of Kramatorsk said Ukrainian troops have now occupied the military airport and are blocking its entrance.

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