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.
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