Plane crashes at Kathmandu airport; at least 40 dead

Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima DwivediBy Arnima Dwivedi

Published on 12 March 2018 10:06 AM GMT

Plane crashes at Kathmandu airport; at least 40 dead
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Kathmandu: At least 40 people were killed and 23 injured when a plane crash-landed and exploded into a ball of flame at the Tribhuvan International Airport here on Monday, police said.

Nepal Police spokesperson Manoj Neupane said the bodies of 31 passengers have been recovered at the site and nine others succumbed to their injuries in hospitals. The plane, with 71 on board, was flying from Dhaka to Kathmandu.

Arnima Dwivedi

Arnima Dwivedi

A journalist, presently working as a sub-editor with newstrack.com. I love exploring new genres of humans and humanity.

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