Mumbai: At least 97 people died after the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane crashed in Karachi on Friday, according to the AFP News Agency.
As per the Health Ministry spokeswoman, Meeran Yousuf, 60 bodies have been kept in Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre and 32 at Civil Hospital Karachi. However, 2 male passengers have survived the crash.
The Pakistani Government’s Aviation division has set up a 4-member investigation team to probe the deadly plane crash in the southern city of Karachi.
97 dead, 2 survivors from yesterday's Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane crash in Karachi: AFP news agency #PIA
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“On the directives of Federal Minister for Aviation, Ghulam Sarwar Khan and with the approval of Federal Government Aircraft Investigation Committee headed by Air Commodore Usman Ghani, President Aircraft Accident Investigation Board has been constituted”, the ministry tweeted.
The A320 Airbus that carried 91 passengers and 8 crew members from Lahore to Karachi crashed in a residential area of South Karachi on Friday morning.