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Plane crash in Pakistan kills 152 people

ISLAMABAD (AP) - A government official says all 152 people on board a plane that crashed in the hills surrounding Pakistan's capital were killed.

Imtiaz Elahi, the chairman of the Capital Development Authority, told The Associated Press that earlier reports of five survivors from the crash were wrong and that all aboard died. The Capital Development Authority has a group that responds to emergency situations.

Officials say at least 45 bodies have been recovered from the site of the crash.

Ramzan Sajid, the spokesman for the Capital Development Authority, told The Associated Press rescuers continue to search the wreckage for additional bodies. The Capital Development Authority has a group that responds to emergency situations.

The cause of Wednesday's Airblue crash was not immediately clear. The plane was attempting to land in rainy and cloudy conditions.

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