Nepal plane crash: Rescue workers pull bodies out of wreckage

Kathmandu, Nepal Published: Mar 12, 2018, 10:14 AM(IST)

The wreckage of the plane is seen as rescue workers begin operations. Photograph:( Reuters )

Rescue workers recovered badly burnt bodies from the wreckage of a Bangladeshi aircraft that crashed while coming in to land at Nepal's Kathmandu airport on Monday, a Reuters witness said.

There were 71 people on board the plane and 17 had been rescued, an airport official said earlier. The number of dead and injured was not known.

A Reuters photographer said he could see bodies covered in cloth laid out near the tarmac of the airport.

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