PAKISTAN: Rs 30 million in Cash Found in Crashed Aircraft Wreckage

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Investigators and rescue officials have witnessed currencies of different countries and denominations worth around Rs 30 million found from the aircraft's wreckage, an official stated on Thursday.

"An investigation has been ordered into how such a huge amount of cash got through airport security and baggage scanners and found its way into the ill-fated flight," the official stated.He further said that the amount was recovered from two bags in the wreckage.
"The process of identifying the bodies and their luggage which will be handed over to their families and relatives is going on," he stated.

This accident which took place last Friday was the first major aircraft crash in Pakistan after December 7, 2016 when a PIA ATR-42 aircraft from Chitral to Islamabad crashed midway.