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Death toll from plane crash in Nepal rises to 32.

At least 32 people have died in a passenger plane crash in Nepal.


An ATR 72 turboprop passenger plane crashed between the old and new Pokhara airport on Sunday. The plane, owned by local airline Yeti Airlines, flew to Pokhara from Kathmandu. According to an airline spokesman, there were 68 passengers and four crew members on board. The causes of the emergency are being investigated.

“At least 32 bodies have been found at the Yeti plane crash site in Pokhara,” the report said.

 


According to the interlocutors of the publication, a search and rescue operation continues at the crash site, security forces and local residents are working together to search for and rescue the remaining passengers.