13:20 / 23.05.2020
Shavkat Mirziyoyev offers condolences to Pakistani President and PM over the plane crash in Karachi
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President of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev sent a letter of condolences to President of Pakistan Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Imran Khan over the plane crash near Karachi, the presidential press service said.

The head of state expressed his sincere sympathy and support to the people of Pakistan, the families and friends of the victims.

It should be reminded that a Pakistan International Airlines Airbus A320 en route from Lahore went down in a residential quarter near Karachi’s airport minutes before landing on Friday. There were 91 passengers and eight crew members aboard the plane.

While speaking to reporters late on Friday night, Sindh health minister Azra Pechuho said that 82 bodies have been recovered from the site of the crash.