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El gráfico muestra detalles de la caída del avión.
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Un avión militar ruso se estrella cerca de la frontera con Ucrania

January 24, 2024 - El ministerio de defensa de Rusia ha acusado a Ucrania de derribar unavión de transporte militar, matando a todas las 74 personasa bordo, incluidos 65 prisioneros de guerra ucranianos que iban a ser intercambiados.

Ukrainian officials did not immediately confirm or deny Russia’s claims about the crash in Russia’s Belgorod border region, although they said they were looking into them.

In addition to the 65 POWs, the Il-76 transport carried a crew of six and three other passengers, the Russian military said. According to the statement, Russian radar registered the launch of two missiles from Ukraine’s Kharkiv region that borders the Belgorod region. The ministry did not provide evidence for its claim.

The Russian military said the POWs were being flown to the region for a prisoner swap when the plane was downed at 11:15 a.m. local time (0815 GMT), according to AP.

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PUBLISHED: 24/01/2024; STORY: Graphic News
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