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  אדר 11, 5774 , 11/02/14

77 Die in Algerian Military Transport Plane Crash

The Algerian Defense Ministry has reported that 77 people have been killed the crash of a military transport plane, adding that it was less than the 103 casualties originally reported in the media, according to Reuters.  The plane was carrying military personnel and their families.

It is thought that bad weather is responsible for the tragedy, which is the worst plane crash North Africa has seen in over a decade.

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