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At least 50 dead as US-Bangla Airlines plane crash-lands at Kathmandu

Kathmandu: A passenger aircraft of the US-Bangla Airlines from Dhaka to Kathmandu crash-landed at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) on Monday, killing at least 50 people and injuring several others. News agency Reuters quoted Nepal Army spokesperson as saying that at least 50 people have been killed in the tragic incident.

AP had earlier claimed that at least 38 people have died and over 23 injured in the plane crash.

At least 10 people are still unaccounted for, AP reported.

The airport has been closed for all operations and rescue operations are currently underway.

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