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No Survivors In Nigeria Plane Crash


A picture taken with a camera shows residents of the Iju district of Lagos gathering at the site where a Dana Air plane crashed on June 3.

A picture taken with a camera shows residents of the Iju district of Lagos gathering at the site where a Dana Air plane crashed on June 3.

Nigeria's Civil Aviation Authority says there are no survivors on board the plane that crashed in Lagos.

The cause of the June 3 crash remains unknown.

Reports say the Dana Air plane, which was flying out from the capital, Abuja, to Lagos with about 150 people on board crashed in the densely populated Iju neighborhood, just north of the airport.

A spokesman for Nigeria's Emergency Management Agency said there were likely more casualties on the ground but the number was unknown.

President Goodluck Jonathan has declared three days of mourning.

Lagos, the largest city in Africa's most-populous nation, has an estimated population of 15 million people.

Based on reporting by AP, Reuters, and AFP
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