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Plane crashes in Russia's Tatarstan region; 15 dead, 7 injured

04:16 PM Oct 10, 2021 | FPJ Web Desk

At least 15 people were killed while seven others were injured after a plane crashed in Central Russia's Tatarstan region. Reportedly, there were 22 people on board the Czech-made L-410 plane that crashed on Sunday at 9:23 am.

According to the Russian emergency ministry, "The plane was carrying a group of parachute jumpers. Seven people were pulled alive from the wreckage. The remaining 15 are 'without signs of life'.

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The local health ministry said that the seven survivors are in hospital, one is in “very serious condition”, RIA Novosti reported.

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The ministry has released photos of the incident showing the aircraft broken in half.

(with inputs from agencies)

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