Fighting in eastern Ukraine escalates, use of Russian Grad missiles confirmed, battles rage in Mariupol

by The Daily Lede

Fighting in eastern Ukraine intensified today with the use of Russian Grad rocket launchers being used.  Several volley’s were fired toward the town of Dobropol where the depot of a vegetable company was destroyed by mistake after a miscalculation.  The offensive seriously injured one woman and killed a security guard at a neighboring building.  The separatist fighters managed to fire off 14 of the the 40 salvos before one salvo ignited the launcher.


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Street battles rage in Mariupol: