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PIA plane crash incident: 97 bodies recovered, says DG ISPR


Komal FatimaWeb Editor

23rd May, 2020. 09:53 am
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PIA plane crash incident-97 bodies recovered whereas 2 passengers survived

Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) reported that 97 bodies have been recovered from PIA’s plane crash incident that happened yesterday. Whereas, 2 passengers have miraculously survived.

According to the official Tweet by ISPR, Army Search & Rescue team, Army troops Rangers & social welfare organizations are conducting rescue operations at the spot.

In addition to this, ISPR further reported that 25 houses have been cleared. Their residents have been accommodated at various places with the assistance of Civil Administration.

Moreover, sources revealed that rescue operation continued throughout the night. USAR team which was made standby at Rawalpindi at 3 pm yesterday, flown to Karachi around 5 pm yesterday in the evening and was straight moved to incident site working continuously till then while fasting

Apart from that, the health department spokesperson has informed that only 19 from 97 dead bodies have been identified so far. The spokesperson has added that 31 dead bodies have been taken to the civil hospital Karachi.

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