Laos Deputy PM Douangchay Phichit dies in plane crash
Laos Defence Minister and Deputy PM Douangchay Phichit has been killed along with other senior officials in a plane crash.
The military aircraft came down in a wooded area of the northern province of Xiangkhouang, nearly 500km (311 miles) from the capital Vientian.
Up to 20 people were believed to be on board.
17 May 2014
- From the section Asia