Shahid Afridi urges PM Imran to compensate relatives of PK-8303 crash victims

 Shahid Afridi urges PM Imran to compensate relatives of PK-8303 crash victims

Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi

ISLAMABAD(KARACHI), 01 July: Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi Wednesday urged Prime Minister(PM) Imran Khan and the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) to compensate relatives of those who died last year’s PK-8303 air crash.

The swashbuckling all-rounder posted a tweet in which he can be seen meeting relatives of the victims of the tragic plane crash.

“Families of the victims of PIA 8303 plane crash are already bearing the loss of their loved ones. Not clearing the dues furthermore exacerbates their situation,” wrote Afridi.

“Requesting Arshad Malik, @Official_PIA @ImranKhanPTI to look into this matter & to help alleviate their pain,” he added.

Tragic crash of PIA flight PK-8303

More than a year has passed since the tragic crash of PIA flight PK-8303 in Karachi, which killed 97 people on board while two passengers had survived miraculously.

On May 22, 2020, the PIA plane crashed into a residential area near Model Colony in Karachi’s Malir neighbourhood after losing its engines. The PK-8303 tragedy has become the third most-catastrophic aviation disaster in the country’s history.

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