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The death toll rose sharply after the Su-34 crash in Yeysk

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The death toll after the Su-34 fighter crashed into a house in Yeysk is 13. Among the victims are three children. Another 19 were injured, said Alexei Kuznetsov, Assistant Russian Health Minister.

The death toll after the Su-34 fighter crashed into a nine-story residential building in the city of Yeysk, Krasnodar Territory and caught fire was 13. Three children were among the victims. 19 others were injured. This was announced on Tuesday, October 18, by the Assistant Minister of Health of Russia, Alexei Kuznetsov.

Before this, the head of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia, Alexander Kurenkov, said that 22 people were injured, three of them died.

According to Kurenkov, there was no explosion after the crash of the Su-34. The fire was caused by a fuel spill, according to the head of the Ministry of Emergency Situations.

The Governor of the Krasnodar Territory, Veniamin Kondratyev, wrote in Telegram about the introduction of a state of emergency at the crash site of a military aircraft.

According to the Ministry of Emergency Situations, the fire was extinguished.

Meanwhile, the Ministry of Civil Defense and Emergency Situations of the Krasnodar Territory reported on Telegram on the evening of October 17 that 25 people were injured, four of whom died. 6 people were not contacted.

250 people were evacuated, including 40 children. All lived in six hotels and boarding houses.

Four victims of the fire in Yeysk were transferred to Krasnodar, said the head of the Russian Ministry of Health, Mikhail Murashko. He added that a total of 15 people are in hospitals.

The Ministry of Defense said the crash occurred while taking off for a training flight from the military airport of the Southern Military District.

The pilots ejected

According to the ejected pilots’ report, the cause of the crash was the ignition of one of the engines during flight.

Meanwhile, eyewitnesses suggested that the plane’s bullet exploded. According to Komsomolskaya Pravda military correspondent Alexander Kots, the plane of the 277th Bomber Aviation Regiment brought shells to the cannon, their explosion was heard during the crash.

Fire area – about 2000 square meters

The burning area is about 2000 square meters. One of the entrances was completely engulfed in flames, the duty dispatch service told Interfax. “The ceilings from the ninth to the fifth floor collapsed. The entire entrance was engulfed in flames, about 45 apartments were damaged to one degree or another,” the service said.

The incident happened at night, when many residents had already returned home from work, the house is considered one of the tallest in the city.

The death toll is expected to rise. Those responsible for what happened are being identified.

Source: DW

It will be recalled that on October 17, a Su-34 military aircraft crashed into residential buildings in Yeysk, Krasnodar Territory. It was later learned about the two victims.

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