Rebels `destroying` key Ukraine battleground town: Pro-Kiev police

 Ferocious rebel bombardments Saturday were levelling the key government-held town of Debaltseve in east Ukraine, hours before a ceasefire was due to start, the local police boss said.

Rebels `destroying` key Ukraine battleground town: Pro-Kiev police

Kiev: Ferocious rebel bombardments Saturday were levelling the key government-held town of Debaltseve in east Ukraine, hours before a ceasefire was due to start, the local police boss said.

"The rebels are destroying the town of Debaltseve. There are non-stop artillery bombardments of residential areas and buildings. The town is in flames," pro-Kiev police chief Vyacheslav Abroskin said on Facebook.