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Four injured in China fighter jet crash: government

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A Chinese fighter jet crashed in a southern Chinese city Tuesday, sparking a fire that injured at least four people, the defence ministry announced. 

Ground crews check on the row of Chinese Jian-7 fighter jets parked on the tarmac of the People's Liberation Army 24th Air Division base in Yangcun, located around 100 kilometers (62 miles) southeast of Beijing in 2002. A Chinese fighter jet crashed in a southern Chinese city Tuesday, sparking a fire that injured at least four people, the defence ministry announced.

The Jian-7 fighter plane belonging to the Chinese air force crashed while on a training exercise Tuesday morning near the airport in Shantou city, Guangdong province, the ministry said in a statement on its website.

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