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Published: Friday May 2, 2014 MYT 4:55:01 PM
Updated: Friday May 2, 2014 MYT 4:56:08 PM

Ukraine says two killed when helicopters shot down in Slaviansk

KIEV (Reuters) - Two Ukrainian troops were killed when two helicopters were shot down over the separatist-held eastern town of Slaviansk on Friday, the Defence Ministry said.

"As a result of the shooting, two troops from the Ukrainian army were killed," the ministry said in a statement.

(reporting by Natalia Zinets, writing by Elizabeth Piper, editing by)

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