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Clashes kill two in rebel bastion Donetsk as UN warns of mass exodus

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At least two civilians were killed in heavy clashes on the outskirts of the main rebel-held bastion of Donetsk in east Ukraine on Tuesday, as the UN warned of a "massive exodus and destruction" if fighting intensified.  

A picture shows a burnt buildings in the village of Maryinka, a suburb of Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, on August 5, 2014

Powerful explosions rocked the western Petrovksy suburb of the sprawling million-strong city, the local administration said, as government forces pushed on with an offensive to oust insurgents.

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