The Ministry of health in Pakistan's Sindh province confirmed the death of 97 people in the crash of the Airbus A-320 very close to the Karachi airport.
"All the people in the salon - 99. Total fatalities - 97. Two survived, " wrote the press Secretary of the Ministry of Miran Yousuf Twitter, noting that At this point in time identified 19 bodies of the victims.
Search and rescue operation at the crash site continues. According to the airline, the cabin of the plane had 91 passengers and eight crew members.
before the Federal head of the Ministry of aviation Ghulam Sarwar Khan said that in the end, the tragedy took the life of 90 people. In a plane crash also damage the citizens living in houses on which he fell. According to preliminary data, in the hospital brought about 30 people.
Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan said on the launch of an investigation of the disaster. According to the civil aviation authority, the flight recorders are found, they are passed to the aircraft manufacturer for decryption.