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Teacher who saved children from burning nursery in Ukraine speaks out

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A Ukrainian teacher has described the horrifying moment a low-flying helicopter carrying top government officials crashed, killing at least 18 people and causing a “roar”, near her kindergarten as she was welcoming the children on Wednesday morning. The female teacher, while clutching the hand of one of the children from the school, told WeUkraineTV that she heard the sound of “something flying” before hearing an “explosion”. National Police Chief Ihor Klymenko said nine people on board the rotorcraft had been killed, including two children, while a further nine people on the ground were also killed.

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