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PIA Plane Crash: Sample Collection for DNA Tests established at KU’s Forensic DNA Lab

Family members of the passengers of PK-8303 may visit for samples.

PIA Plane CrashAccording to Sindh health officials so far, 80 people have been confirmed dead - OyeYeah News
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A Sample Collection for DNA Tests has been established at Forensic DNA Lab University of Karachi.

Family members of the passengers of PK-8303 may visit for samples that would be required for a cross match to identify the victims of the tragic flight.

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The authorities have announced the following contact numbers in this regard.

Contacts: 111222292-370; 03422762024, 03319092132

According to Sindh health officials so far, 80 people have been confirmed dead.

However, it remains unclear if the deceased were all onboard the flight as the plane crashed in a residential area.

Two people are confirmed to have survived the crash, according to officials, 17 victims have been identified.

A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) passenger plane, with an estimated 99 people onboard, crashed in Karachi’s Model Colony near Jinnah International Airport on Friday afternoon. 

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Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.