Insurgents kill 5 Ukraine soldiers

12 troops wounded as cease-fire crumbles in eastern region

Posted: June 29, 2014 at 3:29 a.m.

An unidentified member of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission in Ukraine gets out of a vehicle next to Alexander Borodai, Prime Minister of the self proclaimed 'Donetsk People's Republic', left, on arrival in the city of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine Saturday, June 28, 2014. Four members of the mission were released by officials of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic after several weeks of captivity. (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky)

KIEV, Ukraine -- Rebels killed five Ukrainian soldiers in violation of a truce extended by the country's government after the European Union gave Russia three days to quell the insurgency or face deeper sanctions.

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