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78 feared dead in Moroccan plane crash

RABAT-(AFP) – Seventy-eight people were killed and three injured Tuesday when a Moroccan military plane slammed into a mountainside near Guelmim in the south of the country, the Moroccan military said.

The Hercules C-130 aircraft crashed into a mountain close to Guelmim, about 830 kilometres (215 miles) south of Rabat, and “there are 78 dead and three seriously injured”, it said in a statement.


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