Wreckage from the An-72 transport plane near Shymkent (25 Dec 2012)
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Kazakhstan military plane crash 'kills 27'

A military plane said to be carrying senior Kazakh security officials has crashed in the south of the country, killing all on board.

Twenty-seven people were on the flight, which went down near the city of Shymkent.

The Antonov An-72 plane was carrying border service officers, including acting head Turganbek Stambekov.

  • 26 Dec 2012
  • From the section Asia