In a major accident, at least 100 people were killed when a military plane crashed soon after takeoff in a farm field in northern Algeria.
The incident is of Wednesday itself.
Though the reasons behind the crash is unclear, the probe into it is ongoing.
Meanwhile,emergency services converged on the area near the Boufarik military base after the crash.
The agencies in Algeria have also confirmed that more than 100 deaths have taken place in the plane accident.
It was said that the plane was carrying soldiers.
As per reports, the flight had just taken off from Boufarik, about 30 kilometres southwest of the capital Algiers.
It was headed for a military base in Bechar in southwest Algeria.
The Soviet-designed military transport plane crashed in an agricultural zone with no residents, it was confirmed by the sources.>