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Four children injured in Yeysk jet crash receiving medical treatment, says minister

All of them with mildly and moderately severe injuries, Mikhail Murashko said

YEYSK, October 18. /TASS/. Four children with mildly and moderately severe injuries after a fighter jet crash in Russia’s Yeysk are receiving medical treatment, Health Minister Mikhail Murashko told reporters on Tuesday.

"Four children are receiving medical treatment, all of them with mildly and moderately severe injuries," he said.

An Su-34 fighter-bomber crashed in Yeysk upon a climb during its training flight from a military airfield late on October 17 after one of its engines burst into flames. The fuel that spilled during the crash ignited, with the fire spreading to a nearby multi-story residential building, engulfing all nine stories. The pilots ejected. President Vladimir Putin ordered to provide all necessary aid to the victims of the emergency.