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Algeri Military plane crash: at least 257 dead, officials say

 Algeria: At least 257 people, mostly soldiers and members of their families, were killed in an Algerian military plane crash Tuesday, the defence ministry said. The II-76 crashed shortly after take-off from the Boufarik airbase, about 25 kilometres (15 miles) southwest of the capital Algiers. The dead include the plane´s …

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