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Algerian plane crashes with military personnel on board

ALGIERS – An Algerian military plane crashed near an airport outside the capital Algiers, killing several people on Wednesday, local media and a witness said.

More than 100 military personnel were on board the plane when it came down near Boufarik airport, local channel Ennahar TV reported. There was no immediate confirmation from authorities.

The tail fin of a plane could be seen above olive trees, with smoke and flames rising from the wreckage.

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Gary Murambiwa
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