Scores feared dead in Algeria plane crash

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A military transport plane has crashed in eastern Algeria, killing 103 people, an Algerian security source said.
The C-130 Hercules aircraft, which was flying to the eastern city of Constantine crashed on Tuesday "in poor weather conditions" in Oum El Bouaghi, around 500km east of the capital Algiers, Algerian radio said.
The plane was carrying 99 passengers including soldiers and members of their families, as well as four crew members, the source told AFP news agency.
"There were no survivors," the source added.
Witnesses in the area told the Associated Press news agency that the plane clipped a mountain and then crashed.
Source: Agencies

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