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Karachi Plane Crash: Anil Kapoor, Anupam Kher, Shabana Azmi and others mourn the loss of lives

Bollywood celebrities such as Shabana Azmi, Anil Kapoor, Anupam Kher, and Patralekhaa expressed condolence over the loss of lives in the air crash of a Pakistan International Airlines minutes before its landing in Karachi.​

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New Delhi Updated on: May 23, 2020 14:06 IST
Karachi Plane Crash: Anil Kapoor, Anupam Kher, Shabana Azmi and others mourn the loss of lives
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Karachi Plane Crash: Anil Kapoor, Anupam Kher, Shabana Azmi and others mourn the loss of lives

At least 97 people were killed when a Pakistan International Airlines plane with 99 people on board crashed into a densely populated residential area near the Jinnah International Airport on Friday. PIA spokesperson Abdul Sattar confirmed the crash of PIA Airbus A320 carrying 91 passengers and eight crew members at the Jinnah Garden area near Model Colony in Malir minutes before its landing in Karachi.​ Friday's crash came just days after Pakistan allowed domestic flights to resume operations after being grounded for days due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Bollywood celebrities such as Shabana Azmi, Anil Kapoor, Anupam Kher, R Madhavan, and Patralekhaa expressed condolence over the loss of lives on Twitter.

"Deeply saddened to hear about the #planecrash in #Karachi. My heartfelt condolences to all the families who have lost loved ones and sending my prayers for the speedy rescue & recovery of the ones who are injured," tweeted Anil Kapoor.

Anupam Kher wrote, "Deeply saddened to know about the tragic #PIAPlaneCrash. It is so so sad. My heartfelt condolences & prayers for the families who lost their loved ones. May God give them the strength to deal with this tragic loss. Prayers for the injured."

Shabana Azmi tweeted, "#AmphanSuperCyclone #PakistanPlaneCrash how many more disasters are going to come our way in the midst of #Covid 19? Condolonces to families who have lost their loved ones. Pray that rehabilitation efforts are put in place immediately."

Patralekhaa wrote, "This is so heartbreaking and shocking. May God give strength to the families of the  victims who have lost their lives and the ones that are injured..#pakistanplanecrash."

Actor R Madhavan shared: "PIA Flight With 107 On Board Crashes In Karachi Minute Before Landing.. Oh god .. terrible tragedy.. prayers for the innocent lives lost and injured."

Actress Nimrat Kaur expressed: "Deeply anguished to learn of the plane crash in Karachi. May God be with the families and loved ones of all aggrieved. My heartfelt condolences and prayers... #PIAPlaneCrash"

Singer Guru Randhawa shared: "So sad and sorry to hear about the #PIAPlanCrash in #Karachi . Praying to God to bless people in Pakistan who have suffered from this tragic crash. God be with the families who have lost their lives."

Singer Armaan Malik posted: "I'm a little late to this news but just heard about the tragic plane crash in #Karachi.. I don't even know what to say at this point. Sad and unfortunate. May the lost souls rest in peace."

Pakistani national-turned-Indian singer Adnan Sami wrote: "Truly shocked & saddened by the news of the tragic #planecrash in #Karachi... Heartfelt condolences to the families who lost their loved ones & prayers for the souls of the victims...#Humanity."

Filmmaker Anubhv Sinha shared: "Good lord. Now this plane crash in Karachi. Tragedies just don't seem to end. Terrible times. God Bless the families."

Expressing his shock, veteran actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha tweeted: "Shocked to hear about the plane crash, in a residential colony near #Karachi airport. My heartfelt condolences & prayers to the bereaved families and speedy recovery & healing prayers for those injured. This not a matter of nationality, but humanity. #PIAPlaneCrash."

Actor Rajeev Khandelwal posted: "And the count of disasters is just not getting over. Extremely saddened about the plane crash in Karachi."

Screenwriter Kanika Dhillon expressed: "Terrible news! hardly 200 meters from runway... life and death - so unpredictable! #RIP to all those who lost their lives.."

"Prayers and condolences for the loved ones of #PIAPlaneCrashed.. wish 2020 just ends already," tweeted actress Esha Gupta.

"Oh noooooo! SO Tragic! Heartfelt condolences to affected families and prayers for the victims of this godawful accident/ crash! Praying for some miraculous survivors and for the safety of friends in Lahore and Karachi! #KarachiPlaneCrash," expressed Swara Bhasker.

Actor Vindu Dara Singh tweeted: "Deeply saddened to hear about the #planecrash in Karachi and prayers for all the families who have lost a loved one . A fire broke out in Pune chemical plant too. 2020 is the worst year for the entire planet."

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