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[Breaking News]: One Nigerian Onboard Ethiopian Airlines That Crashed Shortly After Take Off

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Scene of the Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET 302 plane crash, near the town of Bishoftu, southeast of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on March 10, 2019

An Ethiopian Airlines plane from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to Nairobi, Kenya, crashed shortly after takeoff on Sunday morning. All 157 people on board the flight have died, the airline says.

According to CNN The dead were of 32 different nationalities, including eight Americans and one Nigerian.

There is no suggestion yet as to what may have caused the disaster but pilot reported difficulties and asked to turn back, airline CEO, Tewolde GebreMariam  says. He was given clearance to turn back.

A routine maintenance check didn’t reveal any problems, he said. GebreMariam said they have not yet determined the cause of the crash.

“As I said, it is a brand new airplane with no technical remarks, flown by a senior pilot and there is no cause that we can attribute at this time.”

The victims are of 32 different nationalities, an airline spokeswoman says, including:

32 Kenya
18 Canada
1 Austria
1 Belgium
5 The Netherlands
1 Djibouti
6 Egypt
2 Spain
9 Ethiopia
7 France
7 UK
1 Indonesia
2 Israel
4 India
1 Ireland
8 Italy
2 Morocco
1 Mozambique
1 Norway
2 Poland
3 Russia
1 Rwanda
1 Saudi
1 Sudan
1 Somalia
1 Serbia
4 Slovakia
3 Sweden
1 Togo
1 Uganda
8 US
1 Yemen
1 Nepal
1 Nigeria
2 passengers nationality unknown

This is the second Boeing 737 MAX 8 crash in less that six months. Lion Air flight went down over the Java Sea in late October, killing all 189 people on board

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Japanese Cargo Ship Reportedly Hit by a Russian Missile Off the Coast of Ukraine

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A cargo ship owned by a Japanese firm has been reportedly hit by a missile off the coast of Ukraine in the Black Sea on Friday, injuring one crew member.

According to Japan Times, the cargo ship Namura Queen was damaged and one of the 20 Filipino crew sustained a nonlife threatening injury.

The ship can operate under its own steam and has headed to Turkey, where the damage to the vessel will be assessed, the report said. Ukraine authorities said the missile was fired by Russian forces, following their military invasion of Ukraine earlier this week.

Also a Moldovan-flagged chemical tanker was hit as reported by Reuters.

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Patriotism: Two Ukrainian Kids Seen Paying Respect To The Troop [PHOTO]

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This emotional and patriotic photo was shared on social media. It captured two Ukrainian kids paying their respect to Ukrainian troops heading to the war front.

True patriotism!

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Russia Attacks Ukraine, Citizens Asked To Pick Up Arms And Fight

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Russian President Vladimir Putin has launched a military operation in Ukraine, with explosions heard across the country. Weeks of intense diplomacy and the imposition of Western sanctions on Russia failed to deter Putin, who had massed between over  150,000 troops along the borders of Ukraine.

Putin said he had authorised military action to defend itself against what he said were threats emanating from Ukraine.

Ukrainian military has said that they’ve shot down six Russian jets and helicopters in the eastern region, as Russian troops moved into the neighbouring country’s territories. Aircraft and an aggressor helicopter were shot down near the area of the Joint Forces.

The command also said that Ukraine’s military units are keeping their positions as “the enemy suffers losses.”

Ukranian Defense Minister has asked anyone who is ready and able to hold a weapon can join the Territorial Defense Force.

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