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    Two residents of the Turkish southern province of Hatay were injured by debris from a Russian Su-24 Fencer bomber jet that crashed in Syria, according to Turkish media.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — At least two Turkish residents were injured by debris from a Russian Su-24 Fencer bomber jet that crashed in Syria Tuesday, local media reported.

    The injured people were residents of the Turkish southern province of Hatay, from a district located on the Syrian border, Turkish Ulusal TV Channel reported.

    The Russian jet crashed in Syria earlier on Tuesday with two people aboard. The plane was most likely downed by a ground missile, according to the Russian Defense Ministry.

    According to initial ministry information, both pilots were able to catapult. Their current condition and whereabouts have not been released.

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