More than 150 people killed in Nigeria plane crash

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The presidency said in a statement the crash “has sadly plunged the nation into further sorrow on a day when Nigerians were already in grief over the loss of many other innocent lives in the church bombing in Bauchi state.”

A suicide car bomber drove into a north Nigeria church’s compound Sunday and detonated his explosives as worshippers left an early morning service, killing at least eight people and wounding dozens more, officials and witnesses said.

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Associated Press writers Bashir Adigun in Abuja, Nigeria and Carley Petesch in Johannesburg contributed to this report.

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