US-Bangla plane crash death toll 49: Nepal

The Nepalese Home Ministry has ‘corrected’ the number of deaths in the crash of US-Bangla aircraft saying the death toll is 49.


Quoting a statement of the Nepalese Home Ministry, the Kathmandu Post on Thursday said 49 persons, including crew members, were killed in the crash.


Of the dead, 22 were Nepalese, 26 Bangladeshis and one Chinese, reads the report.


Earlier, the ministry had put the death toll at 51, the Kathmandu Post claimed.


Source: UNB

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