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11 Mar 2020 | 02:58 AM UTC

Pakistan: Air Force plane crashes in Islamabad March 11

Pakistan Air Force (PAF) confirms plane crash in Islamabad near Shakaparian on March 11; rescue teams dispatched to the area

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Event

A Pakistan Air Force (PAF) plane reportedly crashed in Islamabad during rehearsals for a parade on Wednesday, March 11. According to media reports, the aircraft crashed near Shakarparian beside the parade grounds. Rescue teams have been dispatched to the location and there have been no reports of casualties so far.

A heightened emergency presence is anticipated near the crash site and localized traffic disruptions are possible in the area.

Advice

Individuals in Islamabad are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid the area of the crash, and adhere to all instructions issued by local authorities.