KARACHI: At least three persons were killed and two others were injured when a training jet of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) crashed in Baldia Town area of Karachi on Tuesday, Aaj News reported.
According to the sources, a PAF fighter jet crashed near a bus stand in Yousuf Goth area of Baldia Town during a routine training session. When the jet came down, a blast occurred and fire broke out that engulfed several buses at the bus stand.
Three persons, likely to be the pilot and co-pilot of the unfortunate jet, lost their lives. Two others also sustained injuries in the mishap who were shifted to hospital for treatment.
The incident has been confirmed by the PAF spokesperson.
Soon after the incident, rescue teams, fire brigades and PAF personnel reached the site and kicked off rescue efforts.
Further details regarding the incident are yet to be confirmed.