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Djibouti Airways cargo plane crashes in east Ethiopia's Somali region
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08:56, July 24, 2007

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One person died and eight others sustained light and severe injuries after a cargo airplane, which is the property of the Djibouti Airways, crashed in Ethiopia's Somali region on Monday, Ethiopian police said.

The official Ethiopian news agency quoted Guled Diryo, a local police officer, as saying that the accident occurred on Monday in Shinele town at around 1:00 p.m. (1000 GMT).

One of the persons on board died after he was sent to a local hospital and all of the injured were admitted to the hospital for medical treatments, according to the news agency.

The Antonov An-26 cargo airplane, which took off from east Ethiopia's Dire Dawa airport for Djibouti, crashed due to technical failure, it said.

The news agency also quoted hospital medical director Abel Melkamu as saying that five of the injured have already been discharged from the hospital after receiving medical treatments while three others remain in the hospital for further follow-up.

Source: Xinhua



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