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  אדר 28, 5774 , 28/02/14

Gunmen Raid Airport in Crimea

A group of armed men in military uniforms raided the Simferopol international airport in the capital of Crimea on Thursday night, Russia Today reports.

Eyewitnesses said that at least three trucks without license plates drove to the airport with about 50 armed men.

The airport spokesman refuted reports of a takeover and said that about 50 men arrived at the airport to search for Ukrainian airborne troops. However, after finding out that there was no military present on the tarmac, they apologized and left.

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