Russian shelling causes chemical-plant fire in Ukrainian city

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Russian shelling causes chemical-plant fire in Ukrainian city

By Natalia Zinets

 and Max Hunder

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  • Summary
  • Russia targets Sievierodonetsk in eastern advance
  • Shelling causes fire after oil leak at chemical plant, governor says
  • Ukraine urges West to deliver more heavy arms swiftly
  • War blocks vital Ukraine grain exports from Black Sea
  • Separatists say they will put South Korean fighter on trial

KYIV, June 11 (Reuters) – Russian shelling of the Azot chemical plant in the eastern Ukrainian city of Sievierodonetsk caused a strong fire on Saturday after a leak of tonnes of oil, the regional governor said, as the battle for the city raged on.

Reporting by Natalia Zinets and Max Hunder Additional reporting by Reuters bureaux Writing by Edmund Blair and Frances Kerry Editing by Angus MacSwan

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