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At least 103 people dead as military plane crashes in eastern Algeria

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By Euronews
At least 103 people dead as military plane crashes in eastern Algeria

<p>A military transport plane crashed in eastern Algeria on Tuesday, killing 103 people, the<br /> private Ennahar TV station said, citing “informed sources”.</p> <p>The plane crashed in a mountainous area in the Oum El Bouaghi province, about 500 km (300 miles) from the capital Algiers, the report added.</p> <p>The plane was carrying relatives of military personnel, it said.</p> <p>The authorities have yet to release a statement on the crash, and no official death toll was immediately available.</p> <p><span class="caps">REUTERS</span></p>