Passenger plane 83 on board crashes in Afghanistan

An Ariana Afghan Airlines plane has crashed in Ghazni Province in the east of Afghanistan, APA reports citing Ariana News.

There were 83 people on board the plane.

According to a representative of the local governor, the plane traveling from Herat to Kabul crashed in the district of Deh Yak in the eastern part of Ghazni Province.

There have been conflicting reports about the owner of the plane. Previously, it was reported that the aircraft was an Ariana Afghan Airlines plane.

Pajhwok Afghan News tweeted that the acting CEO of Ariana Afghan Airline has denied the reports, saying that no plane belonging to the company crashed in the region.

However, another source stated that the plane was an Afghan National Army (ANA) aircraft, adding that there is no information about casualties.