Pakistan (ssctimes.com) Somali Father and Businessman Samatar Bashir from Somalia is reported to be among those on the ill-fated Pakistani flight that crashed on Wednesday near Islamabad. According to reports a senior Somalian embassy official was seen comforting the anxious son of Samatar.
The plane was domestic air flight going from Karachi to Islamabad, the accident was the worst in Pakistan to date as all 152 people on board are all reported to be dead.
See the report from AP regarding the crash:
Diyaaradi Arbacada ku dhacday meel u dhow magaalada Islamabad (Pakistaan) waxa ku jiray nin Somali ah oo lagu magacaabay Bashiir Cali Samatar (ilaahay ha u naxariisto), waxaa lagu sheegay inuu ganacsade ahaa, oo ka mid ahaaa dadkii 152 qof ee ku dhintay qaraxii diyaaradi Airblue ee soo dhacday.
Weli dadka meedkooda baa la xisaabinayaa, 15 qof unbaa ilaa iyo hada meedkooda la geeyay cisbitaalka, weli lama sheegin meesha rayidka somali meedkiisa ku sugan yahay. Laakiin waxa la hubaa inuusan 152 ee saarnaa diyaarada qofnaba ka badbaadin.