Russian Plane Shot Down on Outskirts of Northern Ukrainian City, Officials Say

Russian Plane Shot Down on Outskirts of Northern Ukrainian City, Officials Say

  • A Russian plane has reportedly been shot down at the northern Ukrainian city of Chernihiv according to reports
  • Going further, it was reported that the plane crashed into a residential area but no casualty was reported
  • Meanwhile, authorities said about 17 people were killed in the Chernihiv region over the last 24 hours

A report by Ukraine's State Emergency Service (SES)claimed that a Russian plane was shot down at the edge of the northern Ukrainian city of Chernihiv.

It reported further that the plane crashed into a residential area, adding that it was unknown if there were casualties.

A Russian plane has reportedly been shot down
A Russian plane has reportedly been shot down at the northern Ukrainian city of Chernihiv according to reports. Photo: CNN
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The crash caused fires in four private homes, it added.

Meanwhile, local people were being evacuated after three 500-kilogram bombs were found as authorities said 17 people were killed in the Chernihiv region over the 24 hours.

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CNN however reports that it cannot independently confirm the number of deaths.

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