Mon, June 04, 2012
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Passenger plane crashes in Nigeria

2012-06-04 06:04:34 GMT2012-06-04 14:04:34(Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Firefighters try to put out the fire at the site of a plane crash near the Lagos airport in Nigeria, June 3, 2012. A passenger plane carrying 153 people crashed into a two-storey building in Nigeria's southwestern Lagos State on Sunday, killing all the people on board and 40 others on the ground. At least six Chinese were among the passengers, the Chinese Embassy in the West African country has confirmed. (Xinhua/Tunji Obasa)

People gather at the site of a plane crash near the Lagos airport in Nigeria, June 3, 2012. A passenger plane carrying 153 people crashed into a two-storey building in Nigeria's southwestern Lagos State on Sunday, killing all the people on board and 40 others on the ground. At least six Chinese were among the passengers, the Chinese Embassy in the West African country has confirmed. (Xinhua/Tunji Obasa)

People gather at the site of a plane crash near the Lagos airport in Nigeria, June 3, 2012. A passenger plane carrying 153 people crashed into a two-storey building in Nigeria's southwestern Lagos State on Sunday, killing all the people on board and 40 others on the ground. At least six Chinese were among the passengers, the Chinese Embassy in the West African country has confirmed. (Xinhua/Tunji Obasa)

A passenger plane carrying 153 people crashed into a two-storey building in Nigeria's southwestern Lagos State on Sunday, killing all the people on board and 40 others on the ground. At least six Chinese were among the passengers, the Chinese Embassy in the West African country has confirmed.

 

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