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KIEV — Ukrainian troops at a base in Crimea's main city, Simferopol, said on Tuesday that they were being attacked by Russian forces and one soldier had been injured, Interfax news agency said quoting a Ukrainian military spokesman.

"One Ukrainian serviceman has been wounded in the neck and collarbone. Now we have barricaded ourselves on the second floor. The headquarters has been taken and the commander has been taken. They want us to put down our arms but we do not intend to surrender," he said.

I have not yet seen any other news confirmations, but am sure additional reports will start coming in.

If anybody has links, please add them.

9:33 AM PT: Reuters update. One dead: http://www.nytimes.com/...

KIEV — A Ukrainian serviceman was killed on Tuesday at a Ukrainian base that came under attack in Crimea's main town Simferopol, a military spokesman said.

Vladislav Seleznyov said it was unclear who had staged the assault, but described the attackers, as "unknown forces, fully equipped and their faces covered".

9:50 AM PT: Guardian's liveblog is here: http://www.theguardian.com/...

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