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Plane Crash Kills 7 Security Personnel

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A reconnaissance plane crashed on Wednesday in Turkey’s eastern Van Province killing seven security personnel.

NAN reports that two pilots are among those who died from the crash.

Turkey’s Interior Minister, Suleyman Soylu confirmed the crash.

According to state-run Anadolu agency, the Minister had arrived at the site of the crash.

Speaking to newsmen at the crash site, Soylu said the plane crashed on Mount Artos at an altitude of about 2,200 meters on late Wednesday.

An investigation is ongoing to determine the cause of the crash in Turkey.

The province is located between Lake Van and the Iranian border.

Source: Naija News