Passenger Plane Crashes in Afghanistan
Ariana Afghan Airlines plane crashed in Ghazni province in eastern Afghanistan, 1TV reported. Authorities later confirmed this information.
According to preliminary data, 83 people were on board, reports Ariana News.
The representative of the Governor of Ghazni Arif Nuri said that the incident occurred in the Deh Yak region.
Tolo News says the area is under the control of the Taliban. The source added that “special forces” had gone there.
Ariana Afghan Airlines is the national airline of Afghanistan with an office in Kabul, operates domestic and international flights, and is owned by the government. It is on the list of carriers that are prohibited in the European Union.
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