Kazakhstan confirms death of 3 nationals in Airbus A320 crash
Baku, Azerbaijan, March 25
Kazakhstan's Foreign Ministry has confirmed the death of its three citizens in the crash of an Airbus A320 plane of the Germanwings in the south-east of France.
The ministry confirmed on its website that the Kazakh citizens, Imangaliyev Yerbol (born 1965), Isengaliyeva Aizhan (born 1966) and Imangaliyev Adil (born 1989), were killed in the Airbus A320 crash. They were on board the plane.
"We express deep condolences to the families and friends of the victims," said the ministry.
It was also reported that according to the German authorities, there was another presumable citizen of Kazakhstan, Elena Bles, on board the plane.
The information is currently being clarified by the relevant authorities.
The Airbus A320 of the Germanwings budget airline, flying from Spain's Barcelona to Germany's Dusseldorf, crashed March 24 in a remote region of the French Alps in the south-east of France.
The crash, according to the latest figures, killed 150 people.
The French president earlier said there were the citizens of Germany, Spain and Turkey among the plane's passengers.
Reportedly, there also were two Argentineans, a US citizen, a Colombian, a Mexican, a Belgian, a Moroccan, two Australians and a Dane on board the crashed plane.