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Published: Tuesday July 26, 2011 MYT 8:16:00 PM
Updated: Tuesday July 26, 2011 MYT 8:58:33 PM

Report: 78 dead in Morocco military plane crash (Updated)

RABAT, Morocco (AP): Morocco's state news agency says 78 people were killed when a C-130 military transport plane crashed into a mountain amid rough weather.

The MAP news agency says three people survived. It said the plane was carrying 60 members of the military, 12 civilians and nine crew members.

Citing a Royal Armed Forces statement, MAP says the plane crashed 10km northeast of Guelmim in southern Morocco. It is Morocco's deadliest plane crash in years.


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