Fighting underway in centre of rebel-held Ukrainian city of Luhansk: Military

Fighting was taking place on Tuesday in the centre of Luhansk, near Ukraine`s border with Russia, between government forces and separatist rebels who have held the town since April, a Ukrainian military spokesman said.

Reuters| Last Updated: Aug 19, 2014, 16:11 PM IST

Kiev: Fighting was taking place on Tuesday in the centre of Luhansk, near Ukraine`s border with Russia, between government forces and separatist rebels who have held the town since April, a Ukrainian military spokesman said.
"One district of the town has been liberated. Fighting is going on in the central part of the town," the spokesman, Andriy Lysenko, told journalists. 
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