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Ukraine leader says Malaysia jet may have been shot down

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Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said on Thursday that the Malaysia Airlines jet that crashed over rebel-held eastern Ukraine may have been shot down.

"We do not exclude that the plane was shot down and confirm that the Ukraine Armed Forces did not fire at any targets in the sky," Poroshenko said in a statement posted on the president's website.

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http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/140717/ukraine-leader-says-malaysia-jet-may-have-been-shot-down