Update: Cargo Plane Crashes In Karachi

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Updated at: 0208 PST, Sunday, November 28, 2010
KARACHI: A cargo plane has been reportedly crashed near Dalmia area in Gulistan-e-Johar locality, Geo News reported late Saturday.

According to sources, police, rescue workers, law enforcing agencies trying to reach the crash site.

According to reports, it was a Russian made plane. Dalmia is a thickly populated area near Gulistan-e-Johar.

Earlier, people claimed hearing a powerful explosion, which appeared a plane crash.

Hundreds of people have arrived on the spot while the crash site is on fire and thick smoke emitting from the scene, eyewitnesses said.

Another eyewitness Adnan, said the right engine of the plane, appeared to be PIA’s plane, whose right engine caught fire first then while preparing to take turn, it crashed into ground.

Reports said there were 8 passengers on board which was bound to Khartoom, the capital of Sudan.

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