MOGADISHU, Aug. 9 (Xinhua) -- A military cargo plane crash-landed at the international airport in the Somali capital on Friday, airport officials and witnesses said.
The plane was reportedly carrying weapons and ammunition for the African Union peacekeeping troops in Somalia.
"The plane which looks like a military one crashed near the airport and immediately caught fire and firefighters are at the scene," an eyewitness told Xinhua.
Local media reported that explosions occurred on the plane after the incident. No Somali or AU officials commented on the crash so far.