Times of Oman
Nov 28, 2015 LAST UPDATED AT 04:50 AM GMT
Rebels gain ground as tanks flatten town
August 30, 2014 | 12:00 AM

Kiev/Brussels:  Ukraine said on Saturday Russian tanks had flattened a small border town and pro-Russian rebels had made fresh gains in its east.

Ukraine military spokesman Andriy Lysenko told journalists in Kiev Russian tanks had entered the small Ukrainian town of Novosvitlivka on the border with Russia and fired on every house.

"We have information that virtually every house has been destroyed," Lysenko said, without giving details on when the reported attack took place.

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