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Turkish plane makes emergency landing in Karachi

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  • Pilot seeks go-ahead to land aircraft after commotion caused by a passenger.
  • Foreign passenger offloaded by security forces at Karachi airport.
  • Passenger will be sent back to Turkey on next flight.

KARACHI: A Turkish Airlines flight headed from Istanbul to Thailand Saturday made an emergency landing at the Jinnah International Airport in Karachi.

According to sources, the flight’s captain sought permission for landing the aircraft commotion caused by a passenger. The flight’s hospitality crew informed the captain about complaints from passengers after which the plane was landed at the airport.

The sources also said that the foreign passenger has been offloaded and arrested by security forces on the captain’s complaint.

The passenger has been shifted to the airport’s transit lounge and will be sent back to Turkey on the next flight, as per the sources.

Indian plane in Karachi

In August, a plane from India carrying a dozen of passengers on board also landed in Karachi.

According to reports, the special flight departed from Rajiv Gandhi International Airport in Hyderabad, India, and landed at the Karachi airport at 12:10pm.

Shortly after landing in Karachi, the special flight took off with the 12 passengers on board. It is not yet clear why the plane had landed at the Karachi airport.

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IBO in Dera Ismail Khan District: Armed Forces Remove Renowned Terrorist

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Security forces carried out an intelligence-driven operation in the Dera Ismail Khan District. During the operation, there was a fierce gunfight between the own troops and terrorists, which resulted in the extermination of terrorist Muhammad Sohail, who continued to actively engage in terrorist acts against law enforcement agencies and the targeted killing of innocent civilians. A sanitization operation is currently underway in the area to eradicate any additional terrorists that may have been discovered there. The local community has expressed gratitude for the operation and their unwavering support in the fight against terrorism.

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Promoting Mother Languages: Int’l Mother Language Day Being Observed Today

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All around the world, including Pakistan, today is International Mother Language Day. “Multilingual education is a pillar of intergenerational learning” is this year’s topic for the day.

Numerous events have been planned to honor the day and emphasize the value of Pakistan’s regional languages.

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Foreign Nationals’ Repatriation: Thus Far, 493,648 Afghans Have Left Pakistan

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Afghans and other undocumented foreign people are still being returned to their country of origin in a courteous and secure way.

493,648 Afghan people who entered the country illegally have returned home so far.

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