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2 Nigerians Lost Their Lives In The Ethiopian Airline Crash

The Management of the Ethiopian Airline has confirmed that two Nigerians are among the 157 passengers and eight crew that died in the Ethiopian Airlines 320 that crashed on Sunday.

A Nairobi-bound Boeing 737 crashed six minutes after an early-morning takeoff from Addis Ababa  yesterday, killing all 149 passengers and eight crew on board.

 world leaders have  expressed condolences to the bereaved families.

 People with the UN passport ,and  passports from 32 countries were on board in the plane that crashed  into a field just 60 kilometres (37 miles) Southeast of Addis Ababa, the carrier’s CEO Tewolde GebreMariam said it is a very sad and tragic day.

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The aircraft was en route from Addis Ababa to Nairobi with 149 passengers and eight crew on board. An official of the airline who preferred anonymity said that Amb. Abiodun Bashua and Prof. Pius Adesanmi were two Nigerians that have their identity confirmed in the crash.

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