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JETLINER FROM MALAYSIA AIRLINES IS SHOT DOWN ¡295 PASSENGERS ABOARD!

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AP PHOTO Dmitry Lovetsky
A passenger plane from Malaysia Airlines with 295 passengers aboard was shot down this Thursday in a city in eastern Ukraine , said an adviser to the interior minister, while the Malaysian airline itself said it lost contact with the aircraft in the Ukrainian airspace. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said the armed forces of his country did not launch any missile against an aerial target. The pro-Russian rebels also blamed the incident and they blamed the Ukrainian armed forces. Meanwhile, Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke by phone with U.S. President Barack Obama about what happened. Anton Gerashenko , adviser of the Ukrainian Interior Minister, said on his Facebook page that the plane was flying at an altitude of 10,000 meters (33,000 feet) when it was hit by a missile fired from a launcher Buk. (this type of missile can reach an altitude of up to 22,000 meters (72,000 feet). The fate of the passengers was unknown, how many could have died or if there w…