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Bangla minister discusses air crash with Nepal Home Minister

Press Trust of India  |  Kathmandu 

Bangladeshi Civil Aviation today called on Home Ram Bahadur and discussed issues related to a crash involving a aircraft that killed 51 people.

The Bangladeshi is leading a high-level delegation which is part of a probe committee instituted to look into the matter.

apprised Kamal on the situation and he developments taking place in the case.

The to flight, with 67 passengers and four crew members on board, caught fire after it careened off the runway and ploughed into a football ground near the yesterday, killing 51 people.

The Bangladeshi delegation yesterday joined a six-member to probe the crash-landing. The Bangla delegation includes Kamal, and senior aviation officials.

KP Sharma Oli instructed authorities to ensure timely rescue of the survivors and relief for them, told to the

"The has done its best for the prompt rescue and relief of the victims," Kamal reassured.

Process of identifying bodies of the Bangladeshis killed in the crash and their postmortem are underway and arrangements are being made to send the mortal remains back home, said the

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First Published: Wed, March 14 2018. 22:15 IST