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Ukraine: Refugees attacked by rebels

Posted: August 19, 2014 at 3:26 a.m.

DONETSK, Ukraine -- Separatist rebels on Monday attacked a caravan of cars carrying refugees trying to flee war-ravaged eastern Ukraine, killing "dozens" of people in a devastating barrage of artillery fire, Ukrainian military officials said, although rebel leaders denied there had been any attack at all.

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A calf is transported in a plastic bag hanging from a bicycle as flood affected Indian villagers try to move to safer places with their cattle in Barabanki district of Uttar Pradesh state, India, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. The death toll from three days of flooding and torrential rain in Nepal and India rose to more than 180 people Monday, as relief teams sent food, tents and medicine to prevent any outbreaks of disease. (AP Photo/Sanjay Sonkar)

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