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BJP condoles loss of lives in Mangalore air crash

BJP on Saturday expressed grief over the loss of lives in the Mangalore air crash and hoped immediate steps are taken to provide relief to the survivors.



New Delhi: BJP on Saturday expressed grief over
the loss of lives in the Mangalore air crash and hoped
immediate steps are taken to provide relief to the survivors.

BJP Parliamentary Party Chairman LK Advani, Leaders
of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha Sushma
Swaraj and Arun Jaitley respectively offered condolences to
the bereaved families.

In a statement, Jaitley offered "deep condolences" on
the grave tragedy on behalf of the party.

"We hope immediate steps are taken to provide relief
to the survivors," Jaitley said here.

He said the party leadership was in touch with
Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa on the ongoing rescue
operations at the Mangalore airport.

As many as 160 persons were feared dead when an Air
India Express flight from Dubai with 173 on board crashed and
caught fire today as it overshot the newly built runway while
landing at the Mangalore airport.

PTI

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