A military plane crashed in the filed outside Algeria’s capital today and it is reported that more than 250 were killed in the crash. Some agencies reported the death toll to be 257.
Large numbered of people gathered around plane which was smoking and flaming near Boufarik airport southwest of Algeria. Some of them were seen going around the wreckage. The immediate cause of the crash was not known and no one claimed for the crash so far. Media referred to this as a Russian transport plane.
The local TV reported that 257 people died in this military plane crash. More details are awaited. There is no confirmation on this crash from any of the Governments.