Passenger plane crashed immediately after takeoff

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Passenger plane crashed immediately after takeoff

ISLAMABAD - At least nine people were killed and nine others injured early Friday when a passenger plane crashed during takeoff in Kazakhstan .

According to the Committee for Emergency Situations of Kazakhstan , the Bek Air plane with 95 passengers and five crew members on board was bound for Almaty from the capital Nur-Sultan.

The committee said the aircraft crashed into a building during takeoff and the injured included six children.

Rescue efforts are underway at the scene, it added.

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