HH the Amir to condoles loss of lives in Pakistan plane crash

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HH the Amir to condoles loss of lives in Pakistan plane crash

Pakistan’s PIA aircraft with 107 passengers onboard crashes in Karachi

HH the Amir sent today cables of condolences to HE President of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and HE Prime Minister, on the victims of the Pakistan International Airlines passenger plane that crashed in Karachi, wishing the injured a speedy recovery.

At least one passenger survived Pakistan plane crash: government official

At least one passenger survived the crash of a Pakistani airliner that went down on Friday in a residential area of Karachi, a government official said.

Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah inquired after the health of banker Zafar Mahmood, who miraculously survived, a provincial government spokesman Abdur Rashid Channa said in a statement.

When the chief minister said “Murad is here”, the survivor replied “Thank you so much. God has been merciful”, the statement said.

Pakistan’s civil aviation authority said there had been 99 passengers and eight crew on board the Airbus A320.

 

Reporting by Syed Raza Hasan; Writing by Asif Shahzad; Editing by Kevin Liffey / REUTERS

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