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President Karzai Expresses His Deep Regret at the Death of 150 People in Russia
Office of the Spokesman to the President


Arg, Kabul - H.E. Hamid Karzai, President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, expressed his deep regret at the death of 150 people in Russia.

According to reports, the Sibir Airbus A-310 plane was flying from Moscow when it crashed on landing at Irkutsk airport. The plane slid off the runway and hit a building at about 0800 on Sunday, killing 150 people and wounding 55.

The President, on behalf of the people of Afghanistan, expressed his sympathies and condolences to the families of the victims and to the people of Russia and prayed for the full and speedy recovery of the injured.

For further information, please contact:

Office of the Spokesman to the President

Tel.: 00 93 799 33 77 55


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