ISLAMABAD – Expressing solidarity with the air crash victims’ families, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf leaders have demanded a high-level inquiry into the incident.

PTI leaders Ghulam Sarwar Khan, Pirzada Rahat Qadoosi, Sadaqat Abbassi and others expressed these views at a condolence reference organised here at Shamsabad for the victims of air crash near Karal in which all the 127 passengers and crew members have lost their lives.

These leaders demanded holding of detailed inquiry into the incident which should also be made public and facts should be brought to the fore to ascertain the real cause of the deadly air crash which took 127 lives. These leaders said that had the inquiry report of the Margala Plane crash made public this accident could have been averted and criticized the ruling elite for brushing all their follies under the carpet.

They came down hard on the government for its countless failures in the past four years rule wherein the people of Pakistan had never heard any good news. The others who were present on the occasion included Zahid Kazami, Ch. Adnan, Arif Abbasi, Raja Ansar Abbasi, Afrasiab Abbasi, Raja Ali, Syed Rifaat Mahmood Abbasi, Sajid Ali Qureshi, Qazi Awais, Haq Nawaz Satti, Usman Chohan and a large number of party activists.

INP adds: Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI), Imran Khan, on Saturday announced a three-day mourning by the party over the tragic airplane crash near Islamabad that killed 127 people. A statement issued by the PTI chairman stated that all the activities of the PTI would remain suspended for three days.