Nepal plane crash near Pokhara airport sees dozens killed – BBC News

Dozens of people have been killed after a plane with 72 people on board crashed near an airport in Nepal.

The Yeti Airlines flight from Kathmandu to the tourist town of Pokhara crashed on landing before catching fire.

Officials have said that at least 68 people are confirmed to have died.

Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal called an emergency meeting of his cabinet and urged state agencies to work on rescue operations, while a panel to investigate the cause of the crash has been set up.

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