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Two jets crash in Sri Lanka

2011-03-01 12:46:10 GMT2011-03-01 20:46:10(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa(with neckerchief) inspects the site of jets clash outside Colombo, March 1, 2011. (Xinhua)

Sri Lankan personnels work at the site of jets clash outside Colombo, March 1, 2011.(Xinhua)

Sri Lankan personnels work at the site of jets clash outside Colombo, March 1, 2011.(Xinhua)

Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa (2nd R) inspects the site of jets clash outside Colombo, March 1, 2011. (Xinhua)

Sri Lankan personnels work at the site of jets clash outside Colombo, March 1, 2011.

The two Kfir jets clashed over Warana area in the western provincial Gampaha district while on a training exercise in connection with the air force's 60th anniversary celebrations, which are to begin on Wednesday. One of the two pilots has been found dead.

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