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Afghan Army Says Eight Dead After Cargo Plane Crash

The Afghan National Army says six Filipinos, one Indian national, and a Kenyan were killed on October 12 when a cargo plane crashed outside Afghanistan's capital, Kabul.

The U.S.-based company operating the aircraft, National Air Cargo, said the cargo transport plane went down shortly after it left the U.S. Bagram Air Base when it hit a mountain some 30 kilometers east of Kabul.

The destination of the flight was unclear.

Rescuers are still working to recover the bodies.

compiled from agency reports