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Published: Apr 15, 2014 11:36 AM EDT

IZYUM, Ukraine (AP) - An Associated Press reporter has heard heavy gunfire at an airport in eastern Ukraine after the government sent in army troops to retake control from pro-Russian militiamen.
    
The mayor of Kramatorsk said Ukrainian troops have now occupied the military airport and are blocking its entrance.

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