Agency: Army plane crashes in Kazakhstan, 22 people killed

By REUTERS
December 25, 2012 17:44

ALMATY - A military transport plane crashed in southern Kazakhstan on Tuesday, killing 22 people on board, the Interfax news agency quoted a Kazakh security source as saying.

Kazakh TV channel KTK said the plane had disappeared from the radar at about 1900 local time (1300 GMT) as it was making a descent near the city of Shymkent, the capital of the South Kazakhstan Region. It said the plane belonged to the KNB security service.


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