At least 181 people were killed when an Algerian military plane crashed shortly after taking off from an army airport in the north of the country, local officials confirmed.
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A military source told Al Arabiya News Channel that there were no survivors.
Scene outside Boufarik airport after Algerian military plane crashCredit: Dzair News TVRead more:on.rt.com/92zk
Posted by RT on Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Military Algerian aircraft crashed as SUN reported, near Boufarik Airport, 20 miles from Algiers’ capital, killing more than 100 passengers.
He carried dozens of soldiers and equipment and dropped at 8am local time.
Eyewitnesses saw a huge cloud of black smoke at the crash site near the highway.