A plane with 100 people aboard crashed in Kazakhstan. The country's Industry Ministry reported that on Facebook.
The tragedy occurred not far from Kyzyl-Tu in Almaty region, at 7.22 local time.
"Flight No.Z2100 of Bek Air company, aircraft Fokker-100 lost the altitude upon the takeoff and hit the barrier curb, as it was on its way from Almaty to Nursultan. A collision with the two-story building followed", the Ministry reported.
There were 95 passengers and five crew members on board. The first reports indicated seven fatalities; later, the death toll climbed to 15.
The investigation committee is about to find out why the tragedy happened.
The plane belonged to Bek Air company, which focuses of low-cost transfers and conducts domestic flights.