According to NDMA spokesperson, the team will provide assistance in identification of dead bodies.

LAHORE (Dunya News) – A team of forensic experts from University of Health Sciences Lahore left for Karachi to assist forensic identification of deceased in PIA plane crash, Dunya News reported on Friday.

According to spokesperson to the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), the team departed for Karachi on a special PIA flight to provide assistance in identification of dead bodies.

On the other hand, at least 85 dead bodies have been recovered so far by the rescue workers after PIA flight PK-8303 crashed with nearly 100 people on board in Karachi on Friday afternoon.

The spokesperson for the Sindh Health Department informed that 53 bodies have been shifted to Jinnah Hospital while 32 dead bodies were brought to Civil Hospital.

The spokesperson further informed that two passengers of the ill-fated flight miraculously survived the crash and are under treatment at Civil Hospital and Darul Sehat.