Huge smoke cloud emerges from explosion in Russia near border with Ukraine
Footage posted on Russian Telegram channels appears to show an explosion in Klintsy, a town in the Bryansky region bordering Ukraine.
State news agency TASS, citing comments from emergency services, reported that the fire broke out after a helicopter crashed in the town on Saturday (13 May).
Two people died after the Mi-8 helicopte crashed, the agency said.
This clip shows plumes of smoke filling the air from the crash.
Other footage posted on Russian social media appeared to show a helicopter in the sky exploding and plunging to the ground in flames.
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