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PIA suspends flight operation in Bangladesh

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan International Airline (PIA) has suspended the flight operation in Bangladesh following security forces mistreated one of its officials in Dhaka.

According to reports, security forces had raided the house of PIA country manager in Bangladesh, Ali Abbas, three days ago and harassed him and his family members.

The security forces also checked a PIA flight (PK-266) and harassed passengers. The plane only left for Karachi from Dhaka after a three-hour delay.

PIA, while expressing serious concerns over the misconduct by Dhaka security officials, has suspended its operations to and from Bangladesh. After the reports emerged, PIA on Thursday suspended its flight PK-266, which was supposed to take off from Karachi Airport to Dhaka.