Ukraine's defense ministry says rebels shoot down army cargo plane
ByREUTERS
14 June 2014 08:10

Ukraine's Defense Ministry said on Saturday rebels had shot down a military cargo plane overnight carrying troops and supplies to the airport of the eastern city of Luhansk with a local TV station citing sources saying around 30 killed.

"On the night of June 13-14, the terrorists...fired from an anti-aircraft weapon and a large caliber machine gun, shooting down military transport aircraft...IL-76 as it was about to land," the ministry said in a statement that did not name the number of fatalities.

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