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153 people feared dead in Nigerian plane crash

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Residents of the Iju district of Lagos, Nigeria, gather at the site where a Dana company aircraft crashed into a two-story building on June 3.

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Residents of the Iju district of Lagos are seen a few moments after the crash.

Nigerian authorities said Sunday that as many as 153 people were aboard a Dana Airlines passenger jet that crashed into a two-story building in Lagos, the country's largest city. "I don't believe there are any survivors," said Harold Denuren, Nigeria's director of aviation

Authorities said that in addition to the passengers and crew aboard the plane, an unknown number of people may also have been killed or hurt on the ground. President Goodluck Jonathan canceled all appointments for Monday and declared three days of official mourning for the victims.

-- Reported by M. Alex Johnson of msnbc.com

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