Ukraine downs Russian bomber after strike, Kyiv says

By Tom Balmforth and Anastasiia Malenko
Updated April 19 2024 - 9:25pm, first published 9:19pm
Missiles rained down on the city of Dnipro and the surrounding region in the early hours of Friday. (AP PHOTO)
Missiles rained down on the city of Dnipro and the surrounding region in the early hours of Friday. (AP PHOTO)

Ukraine claims to have shot down a Russian strategic bomber 300km from its border after the warplane took part in a long-range air strike that killed at least eight people including two children in the central Dnipropetrovsk region.

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