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Monday
Apr042011

Several Killed After UN Plane Crashes in Congo

Medioimages/Photodisc/Thinkstock(KINSHASA, Congo) -- At least 10 people were killed when a United Nations plane crashed in the Democratic Republic of Congo Monday, the BBC reported, citing U.N. sources.

Witnesses said the plane was attempting to land amid heavy rain when it hit the runway at Kinshasa airport, causing the aircraft to sever into many pieces.

The plane was reportedly coming from the eastern city of Kisangani, according to the BBC.

No other details are known at this time, and the U.N. has yet to make an official comment on the incident.

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