Popular model dead in Pakistan plane crash
Published: 11:55 AM, 23 May 2020 Updated: 11:56 AM, 23 May 2020
Pakistan International Airlines flight carrying 91 passengers and 8 crew members on board crashed near the Karachi Airport on Friday afternoon.
The extent of damage or loss of life is still unknown, but soon after the news of the crash broke, details about the passengers on board were released on social media. Soon, many Twitter users including friends of Pakistani model Zara Abid confirmed that she was on board the ill-fated PIA flight.
While most of Zara's friends and well-wishers initially tweeted that she had died, later, after news broke that there were survivors in the crash, some of them deleted their tweets.
However, journalist Zain Khan took to Twitter to say that Abid hasn't survived the crash, "It has been confirmed that the Model and Actress Zara Abid hasn't survived the #PK8303 #PIA Plane Crash. Such tragic news! Heartfelt Condolences to her family and friends. #PIACrash #ZaraAbid #planecrash."
The model was doing a show for a clothing brand Sana Safinaz, but when her uncle passed away, she had left for Lahore. Abid was returning from Lahore to Karachi on the PIA flight.