Fierce armed clashes between the Ukrainian Armed Forces and local militants took place in the city of Sloviansk and nearby villages last night, a spokesman for the local militia informed."Three people were killed and scores were injured when two projectiles hit a section of a nine-storey apartment building last night.
"Strikes targeting this part of the city started at around 7:30 p.m. Five mines were launched in the direction of the Artem neighborhood, damaging residential buildings and a dormitory, where students were staying. Another mine damaged an apartment building located 200 meters from the church. The information available suggests that two people, a man and a woman, were killed in this building," according to the press release. Artem is Sloviansk's most densely populated neighborhood, where approximately 40,000 people live.