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Germanwings unveils details of victims’ nationalities

Germanwings unveiled Wednesday more details about nationalities of the victims of the crashed flight 4U9525.

Germanwings CEO Thomas Winkelmann confirmed at a press conference that 72 Germans and 35 Spanish citizens were onboard the crashed aircraft, according to information updated till 11:00 local time (1000 GMT).

In addition, victims were also from Britain, the Netherlands, Colombia, Mexico, Japan, Denmark, Belgium, Israel, Australia, Argentina, Iran, Venezuela and the United States, Winkelmann told reporters.

Details about nationalities of other victims will be further updated, added Winkelmann.

The Germanwings flight 4U9525 crashed in southern French Alps en route from Spain’s Barcelona to Germany’s Duesseldorf on Tuesday with 150 people, including 144 passengers and six crew members.

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