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Air Blue plane crashes near Islamabad


The Air Blue aeroplane travelling from Karachi to Islamabad crashed over the Margalla Hills near Islamabad. All 152 people on board were killed and according to some reports there were three travelers from Giligit-Balstian as well.

NDMA workers, Rescue 15, the Police and workers from various humanitarian NGOs based in Islamabad responded very quickly to the disaster. People were brought in body-bags to PIMS hospital, and gruesome scenes of sorrow could be witnessed as the tormented relatives came to find out the whereabouts of their loved ones.

While the Pakistani government has announced a day of mourning to remember the dead, the Indian External Affairs minister Mr S M Krishna has expressed his condolences to the unfortunate victims .

According to media reports the black box of the aeroplane has been found but the reasons of the crash have not been established yet. The investigations will continue and there is suspicion that the plane crashed because of technical faults.

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