Friday, August 22, 2014   

Ukraine death count rises to 28
(02-20 13:58)

Ukraine's health ministry raised the death toll from the violence to 28 from 26, adding that 287 people remain in hospital.
The ministry said in a statement on its website that four children under the age of 18 and two foreign citizens were among those injured in unprecedented clashes on Tuesday night in the heart of Kiev between thousands of pro-EU protesters and hundreds of riot police.
It added that 88 law enforcement agents and one member of parliament were among those hurt.—AFP
   
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