3 kids killed as death toll rises to 13 in Russian military plane crash in Yeysk

3 kids killed as death toll rises to 13 in Russian military plane crash in Yeysk

At least 13 people, including three children, were killed in a military plane crash near Ukraine on Monday in a residential area in Russia’s southwestern city of Yeysk.

Ten bodies were found after the debris removal work was completed at the site of the incident.

TASS quoted a representative of the Ministry of Emergency Situations as saying, “The rescue team has completed the work of clearing the debris. Ten bodies were found during the rescue activities, resulting in the death of 13 people including three children. Nineteen people in the emergency situation were injured.” as saying.

After the rescue operation was over, around 360 people were evacuated and 68 people were rescued.

A Russian Su-34 supersonic fighter-bomber jet crashed into a residential building in the city of Yeisk on Monday. Russian state media RIA Novosti, citing the country’s defense ministry, reported that the accident was caused by an engine ignition.

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“On October 17, 2022, a Su-34 aircraft crashed while taking off for a training flight from the military airfield in the Southern Military District,” the ministry said in a statement to the RIA. “According to the reports of the ejected pilots, the cause of the plane crash was the ignition of one of the engines during take-off. At the crash site of the Su-34 in the courtyard of one of the residential quarters, the plane’s fuel burned out.”

Yeysk is located across the waters of the Russian-occupied city of Mariupol.

Earlier, according to Ukrainian officials, at least four people were killed after Russia attacked the capital of Kyiv on Monday with Iranian-made “kamikaze” drones, which provided Ukraine with more advanced air defense systems for Western allies. Repeated your call to supply along.

Drones have played a key role in the conflict since Russia launched its full-scale offensive, but their use has increased after Moscow acquired new drones from Iran over the summer. Iran on Monday once again denied arms supplies to Russia in its war against Ukraine.

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