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December 30, 1989 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
The body of a a French citizen killed when a relief plane was shot down Dec. 21 in southern Sudan exploded at the airport in Khartoum, the Sudanese capital, as it was about to be loaded on a plane for Paris. Sources who reported the incident said they believed the body had been booby-trapped to explode in the air. The blast burned the driver of the truck carrying the body. Four relief workers died when their plane was downed in a rebel area near Aweil, about 590 miles southwest of Khartoum.
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December 30, 1989 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
The body of a a French citizen killed when a relief plane was shot down Dec. 21 in southern Sudan exploded at the airport in Khartoum, the Sudanese capital, as it was about to be loaded on a plane for Paris. Sources who reported the incident said they believed the body had been booby-trapped to explode in the air. The blast burned the driver of the truck carrying the body. Four relief workers died when their plane was downed in a rebel area near Aweil, about 590 miles southwest of Khartoum.
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