Passenger Plane Crashes In Nigeria

By: CNN, Posted by Chelsey Moran
By: CNN, Posted by Chelsey Moran

Lagos, Nigeria (CNN) -- An airplane with 153 people on board crashed in a densely populated area of Lagos, Nigeria, on Sunday, a state rescue official said.

The Dana Air flight crashed into a building, said Akande Iyiola, zone coordinator with Nigeria's Emergency Management Agency.

A number of casualties was not immediately known.

The crash triggered three house fires, said Labaran Ahmed, a rescue officer with the agency.

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