Moscow denies it shot at Ukrainian warplane: Tass

Reuters News
Posted: Feb 01, 2017 10:00 AM

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's Black Sea naval command on Wednesday denied an allegation by Kiev that a Ukrainian AN-26 military cargo plane had been shot over the sea, Tass news agency cited the command as saying.

Ukraine said on Wednesday the pane had been shot at with a firearm from a Russian-controlled offshore gas rig.

(writing by Denis Pinchuk, editing by Christian Lowe)