President grieved over loss of lives in plan crash

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ISLAMABAD, Dec 7 (APP): President Mamnoon Hussain Wednesday expressed  grief and sorrow over the loss of lives in PIA ATR plan crash near Havelian (Abbottabad).

The president prayed to Allah Almighty to rest the departed souls in eternal peace and grant courage to the bereaved families to bear the loss with fortitude.

The president directed rescue teams to reach the spot of the crash and start their work on emergency basis.

The president also directed all the authorities concerned to fully cooperate with the affected families.