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Malawi soldiers search mountain forests after plane carrying vice-president goes missing

Malawi soldiers search mountain forests after plane carrying vice-president goes missing



President speaks of ‘heartbreaking situation’ after aircraft carrying Saulos Chilima and nine others goes missing in bad weatherSoldiers are searching mountainous forests in northern Malawi after an aircraft carrying vice-president Saulos Chilima and nine others went missing on Monday.The plane carrying Chilima, former first lady Shanil Dzimbiri and eight others left the capital, Lilongwe, at 9.17am and had been expected to land 45 minutes later at Mzuzu international airport, about 370km (230 miles) to the north. Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/article/2024/jun/10/aircraft-carrying-malawis-vice-president-goes-missing

Author : Rachel Savage in Johannesburg and Leonard Masauli in Lilongwe

Publish date : 2024-06-11 01:31:16

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