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Algeria: Nearly 77 people died when the army plane crashed in Northern region of Algeria. The plane was carrying army soldiers and their family members. The crash is said to be most horrific in past 10 years. The Defense Ministry has formed a committee to investigate into reasons of the accident. There were 78 people travelling in the air plane including cabin crew.
According to a senior official, the plane crashed into a mountain due to bad weather conditions. 77 out of 78 people were killed in the accident leaving a lone survivor behind. After colliding with the mountain, a huge blast occurred in the plane. The dead bodies of the passengers are badly burnt in the explosion and it has become difficult to recognize them.
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