Plane crash near Kabul killed all 7 on board - official

KABUL Tue Oct 12, 2010 6:52pm BST

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KABUL (Reuters) - All seven people onboard a civilian cargo plane that crashed on a mountainside near Kabul were killed in the accident, a spokesman for Afghanistan's Ministry of Civil Aviation and Transport said on Tuesday.

Spokesman Nangyalai Qalatwal said all seven were foreigners, but he had no information on their nationalities or the operator of the plane, which was flying to the Afghan capital from the Bagram military air base north of Kabul.

(Reporting by Hamid Shalizi; Writing by Emma Graham-Harrison; Editing by Peter Graff)

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