The death toll after the crash of a Su-34 near a nine-story building in Yeysk has risen to 13, including three children, the Russian Ministry of Emergencies reports.
The report says 68 people were rescued, with a total of over 360 people evacuated.
“Rescuers have completed the clearing of the rubble. During the search and rescue operations the bodies of 10 victims were found. Thus, the total number of casualties is 13, including 3 children, 19 people were injured as a result of the emergency.”
TASS published photos and video of the crash site.
A Su-34 military plane crashed near an apartment building in Yeysk, Krasnodar Krai, in the evening of October 17, the pilots managed to eject. The bomber carried full ammunition, the Telegram channel 112 reports. Several floors of the building were damaged as a result of the fire.