Pakistan saddened by deadly Iran plane crash

IRNA – Pakistan foreign ministry spokesperson in a tweet message has sympathized with Iranian people and leadership over the plane crash which claimed the lives of 66 people.

“We are deeply saddened at the tragic plane crash in Iran today, reportedly leading to deaths of all the passengers and crew onboard. Our hearts go out to the families of the bereaved at this difficult hour,” Muhammad Faisal writes in the message.

Earlier Pakistan Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed had also expressed his condolences on the loss of lives in tragic Iranian plane crash.

A passenger plane ‘ATR’ belonging to Aseman Airline crashed in the outskirts of Semirom city, south of Isfahan province, on Sunday morning and all its 66 passengers and crew members were reportedly killed.

The plane was flying from Tehran to Yasouj, capital of Kohgiloyeh-Boyer Ahmad Province.