Pakistan Airlines flight carrying 90 passengers crashes in residential area near Karachi airport
In a major accident, a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight from Lahore to Karachi crashed in a residential area on Friday. The Airbus A320 went down near Jinnah International Airport. According to initial reports, over 90 passengers and crew members have died in the accident.
The visuals show plumes of smoke rising from the site of the crash. The mishap took place 4 km away from the airport. The Pakistan Army and health personnel are involved in rescue and relief operations. The injured are being shifted to nearby hospitals for treatment. The Pakistani government declared an emergency situation at Karachi airport.