Tuesday October 18, 2022

Russian Military Jet Crashes, Four Dead

MOSCOW: A Russian military plane crashed on Monday (Oct 17) into a residential area of Yeysk, a town in southwestern Russia near the border with Ukraine, news agencies reported, citing the defence ministry.

At least four people were killed in the incident and 25 have been taken to hospital, local authorities said on Telegram.

The resulting fire that engulfed a nine-storey residential building has been contained and is almost extinguished, regional governor Veniamin Kondratyev said on Telegram.

Oksana, a local resident who declined to give her last name, said the area had been cordoned off.

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