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Old 24th Jun 2014, 19:27
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Dr747
 
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PIA flight PK756( AP-BGN) from Riyadh to Peshawar has been hit by gun fire on landing approach. According to news channels, one female passenger has died whilst one flight steward is in critical state. Flights to Peshawar are on divert at the moment.

More from BBC
BBC News - Shots fired at plane landing in Peshawar, Pakistan
Gunmen have opened fire on a passenger plane arriving at Peshawar airport in Pakistan, media and police say.

The plane was said to be carrying more than 170 people on a flight from Riyadh in Saudi Arabia.

At least two people have been wounded. One report said a woman had died but this has not been confirmed.

A deadly attack by the Pakistani Taliban on Karachi airport this month sparked an army offensive against militants in North Waziristan
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