ISLAMABAD -UNS – World leaders have sent messages of condolences to the government and people of Pakistan after Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane with nearly 100 people on board crashed into a residential area in Karachi on Friday.
In his latest tweet on Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoled the loss of lives in a plane crash in Pakistan and wished a speedy recovery to those injured. There were 99 people on board, however, it is not clear about the number of survivors.
“Deeply saddened by the loss of life due to a plane crash in Pakistan. Our condolences to the families of the deceased, and wishing speedy recovery to those injured,” he tweeted.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi too condoled the loss of lives in the crash and said he is praying for “miraculous stories of survival”.
“I’m sorry to hear about the air crash in Pakistan in which many lives have been lost. News of survivors is a ray of hope & I pray that there are many miraculous stories of survival tonight. My deepest condolences to the families of those who have perished,” tweeted the Congress leader.
On the other hand, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has expressed grief and sorrow over loss of precious human lives in PIA crash incident.
In a tweet, he said my heart goes out to the families of victims who lost their lives in the PIA plane crash in Karachi. He offered his sincere commiserations to the people and the government of Pakistan.
He said Afghans stand with the people of Pakistan in this moment of grief.
Meanwhile, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau also expressed condolences to the families of victims in the Pakistan International Airlines flight PK 8303 plane crash in Karachi.