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Passenger jet crashes in Afghanistan — media

Up to 83 people could have been on board the plane

MOSCOW, January 27. /TASS/. Afghan Airlines passenger plane crashed in Afghanistan’s Ghazni province, Ariana News TV channel reports.

The province governor spokesman disclosed that the plane crashed in Deh Yak district, the report says.

According to latest reports, 110 people were onboard. The plane reportedly headed from Herat to Kabul. Other reports suggest the plane was headed from Herat to India’s New Delhi.

Afghan Airlines spokesman denied reports about a plane crash in Ghazni province, Ariana News report says.

According to the spokesman, the acting airline CEO Mirwais Mirzakwal "debunked the reports that the airline plane crashed in Ghazni province."

The alleged plane crash site is under Taliban movement control, the reports say.