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Over 17 People Die In Plane Crash In South Sudan

A Wreckage of the plane

More than 17 people have lost their lives after a plane carrying passengers from Juba International Airport to the city of Yirol crashed into a river in South Sudan.

The news were confirmed by State information Minister Taban Abel who spoke to Reuters, saying that two were still missing and three survived the crush.

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“The plane crashed and killed 17 people and we have three survivors,” said Abel.

One of the survivors, an Italian doctor working with an NGO, is in critical condition and undergoing surgery in Yirol Hospital, the minister said.

There were three children among the 22 passengers in the plane.

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Written by Francis Muli

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