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A small passenger plane carrying 22 people crashed a minute after takeoff from Karachi's Jinnah International Airport Friday, officials said.

There were no survivors, said Lt. Col. Noor Alam.

Rescue crews have so far pulled out 12 bodies from the plane's wreckage, he said.

"The bodies were burnt so badly, even we can't differentiate whether they are man or woman", Alam says. "All bodies have become like coals," Alam says.

CNN's Amir Ahmed, Samson Desta and Nasir Habib contributed to this report.