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Military plane carrying 200 crashes in Algeria

IANS  |  Algiers 

A military plane carrying over 200 people crashed in on Wednesday after taking off, said.

The crash took place at the Boufarik military airport near The airport is a base for the country's Air Force, the reported. Footage captured by witnesses showed a huge plume of black smoke billowing from near the runway.

TV news reports said 14 ambulances were at the scene and the injured were being rushed to hospitals.

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First Published: Wed, April 11 2018. 14:22 IST
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