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Dozens’ killed as military plane crashes in DR Congo: sources

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Kinshasa: A military plane belonging to the Congolese army crashed near Kinshasa today, killing “several dozen” people, military and airport sources told AFP.

The Antonov transport plane had just taken off and had “several dozen people” on board, an airport source told AFP, speaking on condition of anonymity, saying it had crashed into Nsele, which lies about 100 kms to the west of Kinshasa, capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo.