Ukrainian soldier killed in Crimea: Defence ministry

SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine (AFP) - One Ukrainian soldier was killed and another wounded on Tuesday during a raid on a Ukrainian military base in the rebel Black Sea peninsula of Crimea, a Ukrainian defence ministry spokesman told AFP.

The incident occurred in Crimea's main city of Simferopol, regional defence ministry spokesman Vladislav Seleznyov said, without specifying whether the base was stormed by Russian soldiers or pro-Kremlin militia who also patrol the peninsula.