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Nine killed after civilian plane crashes in Port Sudan airport -army statement

Reuters AFRICA
Published July 23,2023
(REUTERS File Photo)

Nine were killed, including four military personnel, after a civilian plane crashed in Port Sudan airport due to a technical failure, the Sudanese army said on Sunday.

The army added in a statement that a female child survived the crash.

The Antonov plane malfunctioned as it was taking off before crashing, it added.