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Libyan plane crashes in Tripoli, child survives

BRUSSELS (AP) - The head of the European Parliament says an 8-year old child has survived Wednesday's crash of a Libyan airliner in Tripoli.

Jerzy Buzek says he had been informed that about 100 people on board perished. He described the child's survival as "truly a miracle."

THIS IS A BREAKING NEWS UPDATE. Check back soon for further information. AP's earlier story is below.

BRUSSELS (AP) - The head of the European Parliament says an 8-year old child has survived Wednesday's crash of a Libyan airliner in Tripoli.

Jerzy Buzek says he had been informed that about 100 people on board perished. He described the child's survival as "truly a miracle."

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