A Pakistani passenger aircraft has crashed in Pakistan with about 150 people on board.
There were 146 passengers and six crew on board the Airblue Airbus A320-family aircraft, say news reports in Pakistan quoting from local civil aviation officials.
The aircraft was on a domestic flight from Karachi to Islamabad when it crashed, at around 10:00hr local time today, into the Margalla Hills which are on the outskirts of Islamabad, say the reports.
Helicopters in the area have located the crash site but rescuers are having difficulty because of the mountainous terrain and lack of road access, add the reports.
Some reports quote the country's interior minister as saying 10 bodies and five survivors have been found so far.
Airblue officials were not immediately available for comment when contacted today.