A plane owned by a Kenyans based, Somalia airline crashed while carrying aid supplies for use in the fight against the coronavirus in Somalia.
Kenyan registered aircraft crashes in Somalia killing 6
Plane crashes killing 6
According to the Somali transport minister, all six people on board died.
Reports by Reuters indicated that a former defence minister told the news agency that he spoke to a witness who said the plane appeared to have been shot down.
Six people - the pilot, copilot, flight engineer and a trainee pilot, as well as two people working for the airline - were onboard.
Somalia's Transport Minister Mohamed Salad sad that five bodies had been recovered.
This crash comes barely a day after Mandera Governor Ali Roba expressed concern over Covid-19 samples being transported to Wajir for testing which he said risked being attacked by the terrorist group Al Shabaab.
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