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Relief and rescue operation continues at plane crash site in Karachi

Relief and rescue operation continues

Relief and rescue operation continues at plane crash site in Karachi.

 

Dr Seemi Jamali of JPMC confirmed 35 bodies brought to Jinnah Hospital.

A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight crashed near Karachi’s Model Colony area.

Relief and rescue operation continues

The flight PK-8303 had taken off from Lahore to Karachi.

Unfortunately, a technical fault led to crash minutes prior to landing at Jinnah International airport.

Meanwhile,Pakistan Army also dispatched Pak Army Aviation helicopters for damage assessment and rescue efforts.

According to DG ISPR’s tweet, they were sending Urban Search & Rescue Teams on site for rescue efforts.

The plane crashed in Karachi near the airport.

According to ISPR, Army Quick Reaction Force and Pakistan Rangers Sindh troops have reached the incident site for relief and rescue efforts alongside civil administration.

Minister for Information and Broadcasting Syed Shibli Faraz has said the government is fully focusing on relief and rescue operations in PIA aircraft crash incident.

He said it is a tragic and sad incident before Eid and all prays of Prime Minister Iman Khan and his government are with the passengers, crew members, and their families.

He said injured are being shifted to hospitals and details of passengers are being collected, which will be shared, after compilation, with the media.

Syed Shibli Faraz appealed the general public to refrain from visiting the crash site as it will create hurdles in the way of rescue operation.

GTV

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