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3 dead after Black Sea base attack in Ukraine

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Three pro-Russian militants are dead and 13 are wounded after Ukrainian troops repelled an attack on a National Guard base in the Black Sea port of Mariupol in the south-east part of the country.

Ukraine's interior minister says a crowd of about 300 men armed with Molotov cocktails attacked the base late Wednesday.

He says 63 people are under arrest.

Pro-Russian militants have seized police stations and administrative buildings in at least ten towns in the region.

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