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Pro-Russian Rebels Blitz Key Ukraine City

Fighting in Ukraine spread to the strategic port city of Mariupol, which suffered the deadliest attack yet as pro-Russian rebels mounted an offensive across the country’s easternmost regions.

At least 30 civilians died in rocket attacks Saturday in Mariupol, local officials said. The projectiles were launched from rebel-held territories, according to the U.S., NATO, the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe and Ukrainian authorities. The separatists blamed government forces for the shelling, according to a statement on the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic’s website.