Shoaib Akhtar distraught over air crash tragedy

November 30, 2016
Samaa Web Desk

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RAWALPINDI: Former Pakistani speedster Shoaib Akhtar on Wednesday expressed his grief over an air crash which killed a Brazilian football team.

“Distraught to note the air crash tragedy involving footballers from Brazil. Seems unbelievable, really. Praying for their loved ones,” Akhtar said in a message on Twitter.

Yesterday, a plane carrying 72 people, including a Brazilian football team, has crashed on its approach to the city of Medellin in Colombia.

The chartered plane, flying from Bolivia, was carrying members of the Chapocoense football team, airport officials said. The team was due to play the final of the South American club cup with Medellin team Atletico Nacional.


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Story first published: 30th November 2016


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