Military’s horror toll
THE death toll from the crash of an air force transport plane in the Indonesian city of Medan ( pictured) jumped to more than 140 yesterday, indicating a growing list of victims from the neighbourhood where the plane went down. North Sumatra police major A. Tarigan said 141 bodies had been recovered from the rubble of a residential area where the C- 130 Hercules crashed shortly after takeoff on Tuesday. The air force says 122 people were on- board, including military personnel and their families. Flames were seen before the crash.