Pakistan passenger plane with 100 on board crashes near Karachi


The Airbus A320 plane was carrying 91 passengers and eight crew, according to a statement from Lahore airport, its point of departure. Civil aviation officials previously said 107 people were on board.

Aviation officials said they have no information regarding survivors, but local media reported that some of the people believed to have been on board have contacted their families. Several people in the residential area where the plane crashed also appeared to have been injured.

The Airbus was traveling from Lahore to Karachi and crashed as it began to land at the Karachi airport, according to a civil aviation statement.

Last information received atleast 45 people are dead.

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