Latest News Wires 16 killed in shelling of strategic Ukrainian city Mariupol

A market and nearby homes in Mariupol, Ukraine came under rocket fire Saturday, killing at least 16 people. Mariupol is the major city between mainland Russia and the Crimean Peninsula, and would be key to establishing a land link between the two. 

By , Associated Press

A crowded open-air market and nearby homes in Ukraine's strategically important coastal city of Mariupol came under rocket fire Saturday morning, killing at least 16 people, city authorities said.