Military plane crashes, killing 17 in Ethiopia

Baku, August 30, AZERTAC

Seventeen people were killed in a military plane crash near the town of Bisoftu, Ethiopia, according to the Ethiopian News Agency (ENA).

Zonal Police PR Head, Commander Aschalew Alemu said that four of the people who lost their lives are women and children.

According to the head, the plane crashed as it was fully caught on fire. The plane was on its way from Dire Dawa to the town of Bishoftu, which is the base for the Air Force.

Bodies of all the 17 people who were on board of the plane have been recovered, Commander Aschalew said.

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