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10 killed in South Sudan plane crash

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  5 Nov 2015 12:00 AM GMT

Juba, November 4: At least ten people were killed in a cargo plane crash near Juba airport in South Sudan on Wednesday, government official said. “A cargo plane crashed shortly after taking off from Juba airport on Wednesday,” Xinhua quoted South Sudanese Information Minister Michael Makuei as saying.

The minister did not give any information about the plane or its affiliation, but said “it belonged to a foreign country”. A local South Sudanese media said 10 people were killed in the crash and two survived, including a child. It said five Russian crew members and seven passengers were aboard the plane. (IANS)

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