All 8 dead in Pakistan cargo plane crash

 All eight on board a Russian-made cargo plane that crashed in a fireball seconds after takeoff from Karachi on Sunday were killed, a spokesman for Pakistan's Civil Aviation Authority said.

Pakistani firefighters extinguish a fire caused by a Russian-made cargo plane that crashed after taking off from Karachi airport.

"All eight people on board have died, we fear that some labourers on the ground have also been killed," CAA spokesman Pervez George said.

"We do not know the exact number of those killed on ground," he added.

source AFP

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