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Pakistani aircraft crashes in Islamabad, 127 on board


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Pakistani aircraft crashes in Islamabad, 127 on board

A Pakistani airliner with 127 passengers on board has crashed close to Islamabad’s Benazir Bhutto International airport.

The Boeing 737 operated by local carrier Bhoja Air came down in high winds and poor visibility.

The plane was en route from Karachi to the capital.

Unconfirmed reports suggest that as many as 100 people have killed.

Hospitals in the area are on high alert and rescue teams have arrived at the crash site.

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