Ukraine army retakes control of Severodonetsk city

imgUkrainian troops on Tuesday wrested back control of the strategically-important town of Severodonetsk from pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine, the interior ministry said.

Ukraine’s security forces were in control of “all the vital facilities” in the city of around 110,000, located roughly 120 kilometres (75 miles) to the north of the key rebel stronghold of Donetsk, the ministry said in a statement.

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