Indonesia: Dozens dead as military plane crashes in northern island of Sumatra

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At least 49 people were reported dead after a military transport plane crashed into a residential area in northern Indonesia on Tuesday, but the toll looked set to rise after it emerged that more than 100 people had been on board.

“It looks like there are no survivors,” Air Marshal Agus Supriatna told Metro TV in the Sumatra city of Medan, adding that some of the 113 passengers were air force families.

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