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Russian pilot shouted ‘this is for our guys’ then blew himself up to avoid capture

Roman Filipov ejected after his plane was hit over Syria (Picture: Siberian Times)

A Russian pilot shouted ‘This is for our guys!’ before killing himself with a grenade to avoid being captured by jihadists in Syria.

Major Roman Filipov had been forced to eject from his plane after it was hit by a missile.

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He was immediately swarmed by rebel fighters and managed to kill two with a handgun in the last moments of his life.

Moments before being overwhelmed by enemies, he pulled the pin on his grenade,… Read the full story

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