TV: Over 100 feared dead as military plane crashes in Algeria (UPDATE)

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Details added (first version posted at 17:06)

At least 103 people are feared killed as a military cargo plane went down in north-eastern Algeria, reports the country's Annahar TV channel.

According to the channel, the plane crashed in a mountainous area not far from a north-eastern town of Oum El Bouaghi, RT reported.

The cause of the crash could have been bad weather conditions, according to preliminary information, local daily newspaper Elkhabar reported. According to the newspaper, 119 people were killed in the crash.

The plane was heading to the city of Constantine located in the north western part of the country, according to military sources, RIA Novosti reports.

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