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US: Military plane crashes in Mississippi; at least 16 killed

In the United States, at least 16 people were killed after a military plane crashed in the southern state of Mississippi.

Military plane crash happened in LeFlore County, about 165 kms north of Jackson, the state capital last night.

The county’s Emergency Management Agency said, all 16 victims were on the Marine Corps aircraft and there were no survivors.

Marine Corps said in a statement that the KC-130 Marine Corps military refueling tanker experienced a mishap. The debris of the plane was scattered in a radius of about 8 kilometers.

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