Pakistan News

'Devastating, heartbreaking': International, local leaders react to PIA plane crash

'Devastating, heartbreaking': International, local leaders react to PIA plane crash

A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane carrying an estimated 99 people crashed in a residential area in Karachi on Friday.

So far, 57 people have been confirmed dead, while two passengers have survived, according to Sindh health department officials.

Sindh Information Minister Nasir Hussain Shah has said that rescue operations are ongoing.

Meanwhile as reports of the crash spread, local politicians and world leaders reacted to the news with extreme sadness.

Across the border, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that he was "deeply saddened" by the loss of lives in the crash. The premier offered condolences to the families of those who died and wished the injured a speedy recovery.




Similar News
Recent News
Back to top