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Cargo plane crashes in mountains near Kabul

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Cargo plane crashes in mountains near Kabul

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Five charred bodies have been recovered from the wreckage of a cargo plane that crashed into a mountain east of the Afghan capital, Kabul.

Three other crew members are still missing, presumed dead.

The plane carrying Nato supplies took off from Bagram Air Field, the main US base in the country.

Six Filipinos, one Indian and one Kenyan were aboard the flight.

The plane, an L 100 Hercules, was flying in clear conditions when it went down.

The cause of the crash is unknown.