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20 Killed in Sudanese Military Plane Crash


All 20 people aboard a Sudanese military plane were killed when it crashed on landing in southern Sudan on Saturday.

Officials with Sudan's military say the plane blew a tire when it touched down, causing it to swerve off the runway and explode.

The accident happened Saturday morning in the town of Aweil, 800 kilometers southwest of Khartoum.

There were seven crew members and 13 passengers on the plane.

Some information for this report was provided by AFP, AP and Reuters.

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