28 killed Kyrgyzstan plane crash

Bishkek, Jan 16 (IANS) At least 28 people were killed on Monday when a Turkish Airlines cargo plane crashed into a residential area close to the airport in Bishkek, capital of Kyrgyzstan.

The crash involved a Boeing 747 cargo plane, which plunged into a residential area close to the airport, destroying at least 15 houses, Efe news reported.

At least eight people have also been injured and taken to hospitals in the capital, said Health Minister Talantbek Batyraliyev.

–IANS

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