Candlelight vigil held for US-Bangla plane crash victims


A candlelight vigil was held on Wednesday to pay respect to people killed in US-Bangla plane crash.

At least 49 people were killed and 22 injured after the passenger plane of the US-Bangla Airlines crashed at Nepal’s Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA).

There were 71 persons on board including 67 passengers and four crew members, according to the police. Thirty-three of the passengers were Nepalis, 32 from Bangladesh, and one each from Maldives and China. Fifteen of the Nepalis were medical students returning home on holidays while the majority of the others were travel agents.

 

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