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Indian PM Modi expresses condolences on Pakistan plane crash

Xinhua | Updated: 2020-05-22 22:06

Rescue workers gather at the site of a passenger plane crash in a residential area near an airport in Karachi, Pakistan May 22, 2020. [Photo/Agencies]

NEW DELHI - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed his condolences at the loss of human lives in the plane crash in Pakistan on Friday.

"Deeply saddened by the loss of life due to a plane crash in Pakistan. Our condolences to the families of the deceased, and wishing speedy recovery to those injured," tweeted Modi said on Twitter.

Some 100 people were onboard the ill-fated plane belonging to the Pakistan International Airlines, confirmed the airlines' spokesman.

The Airbus A320 which took off from Lahore, crashed into a densely populated residential area in Karachi minutes before landing, according to media.

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