July 23, 2014 6:44 am
Updated: July 23, 2014 6:46 am

2 Ukrainian military fighter jets shot down: Defence Ministry

KYIV, Ukraine – Two Ukrainian military fighter jets have been shot down in the east, according to the country’s Defence Ministry.

The Sukhoi-25 fighters were shot down 1:30 p.m. local time Wednesday over an area called Savur Mogila.

Defence Ministry spokesman Oleksiy Dmitrashkovsky says the planes may have been carrying up to two crew members each.

More to come.

Global News

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