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Pakistani parliament prays for Iranian plane crash victims

Islamabad, The National Assembly of Pakistan prayed for the Iranian plane crash victims in its public session on Wednesday.

Speaker of National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq was chairing the session while Haji Bismillah Khan Member of the National Assembly (MNA) led the prayers.

A passenger plane 'ATR' belonging to Aseman Airline crashed in the outskirts of Semirom city, south of Isfahan province, on Sunday morning and all its 66 passengers and crew members were killed.

The plane was flying from Tehran to Yassouj, capital of Kohgiloyeh- Boyer Ahmad Province.

Earlier Pakistan Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Foreign Minister of Pakistan and many other senior leaders in their messages had also expressed their grief and sorrow over the loss of lives in the tragic plane crash.

Based on the latest reports released from the site of Tehran-Yassouj plane crash, bodies of 30 victims have been recovered and efforts are underway to find other bodies.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency


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