• At least 40 dead, 23 injured in Kathmandu plane crash – official




    Nepali rescue workers gather around the debris of an airplane that crashed near the international airport in Kathmandu on March 12, 2018. AFP PHOTO

    KATHMANDU: At least 40 people were killed and 23 injured when a Bangladeshi passenger plane crashed near Kathmandu airport Monday, an official said.

    “Thirty-one people died at the spot and nine died at two hospitals in Kathmandu,” police spokesman Manoj Neupane told Agence France-Presse, adding another 23 were injured.

    There were 67 passengers and four crew on board the US-Bangla Airlines plane from Dhaka. AFP



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