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SOURCE: Xinhua

The wreckage of a Russian passenger jet that crashed in Afghanistan on Saturday was found Sunday in Badakhsan province with four aboard survived, spokesman for Afghan caretaker government Zabihullah Mujahid said.

According to Mujahid, the crashed plane was located in the Aruz Koh area of Kof Ab district in Badakhshan province and the pilot of the plane is among the four injured people. Mujahid also noted that the search team of the Afghan administration has been continuing their efforts to find if any other survived the crash.

A Russian passenger jet reportedly with six on board, including four crew and two passengers, was heading to Moscow and disappeared from the radar screen on Saturday evening in Afghan airspace.