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Rebel-held Donetsk hit by air strike as Ukraine forces close in

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A first air strike hit the main rebel stronghold of Donetsk in east Ukraine Wednesday, as government forces preparing to retake the city said 18 soldiers were killed in clashes with rebels. 

A man gestures while standing in a bomb crater in а street after an "air strike" overnight in Donetsk, on August 6, 2014

Kiev denied that it was behind the strike, which caused no civilian casualties, according to local authorities.

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