Wagner chief Yevgeny Prigozhin Image Credit: AFP

Moscow: Ten people died after a private jet crashed in Russia's Tver region north of Moscow, TASS news agency reported on Wednesday, citing the emergencies ministry.

Wagner chief Yevgeny Prigozhin is among victims of the plane crash, Russian agencies said.

The Embraer aircraft, en route from Moscow to St Petersburg, was carrying seven passengers and three crew, TASS reported.

- Inputs from AFP, Reuters