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Russian pilot shouts 'this is for our guys' as he blows himself up to evade capture in Syria

A Russian pilot shouted “this is for our guys” before detonating a grenade to evade capture by rebel fighters in Syria. Major Roman Filipov ejected from his Sukhoi 25SM fighter jet with a parachute after it was shot down on Saturday while he was flying low over opposition-held Idlib in northwestern Syria. It was the first Russian jet to be downed since Moscow intervened in the war in support of President Bashar al-Assad’s regime in 2015.
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