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No survivors likely in crash of Pakistani plane carrying an estimated 40 people

Pakistan International Airlines plane was carrying around 40 people

By: Eastern Eye Staff

There are unlikely to be any survivors from a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane carrying about 40 people that crashed on Wednesday (7) in a mountainous northern region, a government official at the crash site said. PIA said its plane lost contact with the control tower en route to the capital, Islamabad, from the northern region of Chitral. The plane crashed in the Havelian area of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, about 125 km (77 miles) north of Islamabad. “All of the bodies are burned beyond recognition. The debris is scattered,” said Taj Muhammad Khan, a government official based in Havelian. Khan,…

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