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Ukraine says military aircraft hit by gunfire

Tuesday, 22 April 2014 - 9:52pm IST | Agency: Reuters

A Ukrainian military aircraft was hit by gunfire on Tuesday while on a reconnaissance flight over the eastern city of Slaviansk, which is in the hands of armed pro-Russian separatists, the Defence Ministry said. 
Several bullets struck the Antonov An-30 turboprop spotter plane but it was able to land safely, the ministry said in a statement.

(Reporting by Alastair Macdonald; Editing by Angus MacSwan)

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