Plane crash in South Sudan, 19 killed

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Minimum of 19 people lost their lives after a commercial aircraft crashed into a river while attempting to land at an airport in central South Sudan.

The plane, which had taken off from the African nation’s capital, Juba, with 22 people on board, plunged into a river next to a landing strip at Yirol airport – located 300 km to the north of Juba – due to lack of visibility, according to the county’s information officer, Taban Abel, Efe news agency reported.

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Minimum of 19 people lost their lives after a commercial aircraft crashed into a river while attempting to land at an airport in central South Sudan. The plane, which had taken off from the African nation's capital, Juba, with 22…