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Bangladesh mourns Air India plane crash

Bangladesh on Saturday has expressed deep shock and grief over the Air India Express plane crash at Kozhikode airport in Kerala.

The plane crash killed at least 18 people and over 100 have sustained injuries.

Bangladesh foreign minister A K Abdul Momen wrote a letter to his Indian counterpart S Jaishankar on Saturday and conveyed deep sympathy to the bereaved families and the people of India on behalf of the people of Bangladesh, the government, and on his own behalf.

The Foreign Minister also prayed for the quick recovery of the injured.

Meanwhile, state minister for foreign affairs M Shahriar Alam talked to the union external affairs minister V Muraleedharan over phone and expressed deep condolences over the loss of lives in the plane crash.

Shahriar also tweeted:

"Deeply saddened to learn the news of accident of Air India Express flight in Kozhikode and loss of precious lives. Our thoughts and prayers are with the bereaved families. Wishing early recovery of the injured passengers."

He conveyed deep sympathy for the family members of the victims and enquired about the injured Indian citizens.

Shahriar also wished early recovery of the injured.

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