Algeria Plane Crashes, ‘Killing 100′

An Algerian military transport plane has crashed in the north-east of the country, killing more than 100 people, Algerian media say.

The plane crashed in a mountainous area in Oum al-Bouaghi province, said private TV station Ennahar.

Its source said that contact was lost with the military plane between Constantine and Oum al-Bouaghi.

Ambulances have been dispatched to the area to deal with casualties – many of whom are believed to be soldiers.