Rwandese among 157 plane crash victims

APA-Kigali (Rwanda)

A Rwandan who was working with the UNHCR in Sudan was among the 157 victims on-board an Ethiopian Airlines plane which crashed on Sunday morning on its way to Kenya, a reliable source confirmed to APA in Kigali.

Reports indicate that Jackson Musoni, who we cannot yet fully confirm to be the identified victim, has been working as an Associate Field Coordinator (Protection) at UNHCR in Sudan.

Previously he worked with Foreign Affairs Ministry in Rwanda between 2011 and 2013.

He is survived by a wife, daughter and son.

Musoni was among 157 passengers killed in the plane crash including 32 Kenyans, 18 Canadians, 9 Ethiopians, 8 Italians, 8 Chinese, 8 Americans, 7 Britons, 7 French, 6 Egyptians, 5 Dutch and others.

The plane is said to have crashed at Bishoftu, 60km (37 miles) southeast of the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa.


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