Forty-four passengers were on board the plane. Image used for representational purpose. (Photo: iStock)
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Plane Crash-Lands in South Sudan, Several Injured

A plane belonging to a small South Sudanese airline crash-landed at the airport in the northwestern town of Wau on Monday, injuring several passengers, witnesses said.

“No one died but there are a number of injured people right now,” one of the local aid workers near the scene of the crash said.

Forty-four passengers were on board the plane belonging to South Supreme Airlines, officials form the carrier told journalists.

"About 17 to 18 people injured in the incident were taken to hospital," said James Dimo Deng, a journalist in Wau, said.

Officials could not immediately be reached for further information.