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DONETSK, July 12, /ITAR-TASS/. Militia of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) downed a jet, supposedly a Sukhoi-25 (Su-25), in a morning fight in the area of the city of Gorlovka (eastern Ukrainian Donetsk region), DPR press service said on Saturday.
“Ukraine’s aviation launched an assault on the outskirts of the city,” the DPR spokesman told reporters adding that “a return vertical fire destroyed the jet, supposedly a Su-25.”
On Friday, an aircraft of the Ukrainian Air Force was brought down over the town of Dzerzhinsk and if fell north of Gorlovka, the Novorossiya (Novorussia) news agency said.
Earlier, militiamen destroyed a military plane, presumably an attack aircraft, in the area of the town of Perevalsk in the Lugansk region, another battleground of the civil conflict in Ukraine’s east.