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US-Bangla aircraft crashes at TIA

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KATHMANDU — An aircraft of US-Bangla Airlines from Dhaka to Kathmandu has crashed while landing at Tribhuvan International Airport on Monday. The plane has caught fire after landing.

A Bombardier Dash Q-400 aircraft operated by US-Bangla Airlines skidded off the runway while landing at the TIA, according to TIA spokesperson Prem Nath Thakur. The aircraft with call sign S2-AGU took off from Dhaka and landed at TIA at 2:20 pm.

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The aircraft caught fire following the crash. Rescue team of TIA and Nepal Army personnel have been engaged in rescue operation. Condition of passengers is unknown. Firefighters are trying to douse the fire.

Witness say it crashed when trying to take short turn in runway. Following the accident all the flights to and from TIA have been halted.

Rescue team of TIA and Nepal Army personnel have been engaged in rescue operation.

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Maha Astami being observed today

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KATHMANDU- Today Maha Astami festival is being observed throughout the country by the Hindus.

On this day, people offer special worship to the goddesses Mahakali, Mahalaxmi and Maha Saraswati. They also sacrifice goats and roosters.

People who do not sacrifice animals, offers sacrifices of various vegetables and fruits in place of animals.

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Special Durgapuja and prayer ceremonies are held at the Dasain Ghars. People also worship weapons, vehicles and machines.

On this day, a special Kalaratri worship is held at midnight at the Dashain Ghar of Hanumandhoka in the capital city.

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