A plane carrying 99 passengers has crashed in Pakistan. Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) Airbus A320 Flight Number PK 8303 carrying 99 passengers and 8 crew members crashed near Jinnah International Airport in Karachi today.
PIA spokesman Abdul Sattar confirmed the accident and the rescue operation is going on. He added special troops had been deployed to rescue the victims. Commercial flights were resumed in Pakistan only a few days ago due to the lockdown.
The Ministry of Health and Population has declared a state of emergency in all hospitals in Karachi.