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Pakistan plane crashes near Karachi airport

Darpan News Desk The Canadian Press, 22 May, 2020
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UPDATE: Conflicting reports on the number of casualties in the Pakistan plane crash. Pakistan's civil aviation authorities latest figures have shifted from the initial 107 to 91 pssengers killed along with 7 crew members.  Local press in Pakistan are reporting 3 survived the crash. 

A Pakistan International Airlines plane with 107 people on board has crashed in Karachi. The plane came down on houses in the Model Colony area in the city. Airbus A320 was traveling from Lahore. Mayor Wasim Akhtar at least 5 or 6 houses were destroyed in the crash. The crash occurred on the eve of the Islamic festival of Eid al-Fitr.

 

 

 

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