Chinese Passenger Dies In Nepal Plane Crash

Update: A Chinese man was among the 49 victims in a passenger plane crash of the US-Bangla Airlines on Monday in Nepal, the Chinese Embassy said on Tuesday.

 

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At least 50 people were killed after the plane crashed at Nepal’s Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport on Monday, Reuters reported citing an army spokesperson.

 

A total of 22 people on board had been rescued, nine of whom are Bangladeshis, Bangladesh’s Foreign Ministry said in a press release Monday night.

 

Airport officials suspected that technical failures might have caused the tragic accident.

 

Editor: Zhao Yi

Source: Xinhua