A Pakistani army helicopter that was on flood relief operations in Lasbela, Balochistan – went missing after losing contact. with air traffic control (ATC), military said in statement on Monday.
The Interagency Public Relations Service (ISPR) reported that six people were on board including the commander of the 12th Corps, Lieutenant General Sarfraz Ali, who supervised flood relief operations in Balochistan.
“A search operation is underway,” the statement said. added.
A Pakistani army helicopter that was on flood relief operations in Lasbela, Balochistan lost contact with ATC. 6 people were on board including the commander of the 12th corps who supervised flood relief operations in Balochistan. The search operation continues.DTF
— DG ISPR (@OfficialDGISPR) August 1, 2022
Armed forces teamsRescue and rescue work was carried out throughout the country, including in in flood-hit areas of Balochistan as a province death the number of victims of devastating floods rose to 149 people, including 46 people. children on Monday.
According to a report released by the provincial disaster management agency, total of 13,535 homes collapsed or were partially damaged due to continued heavy rains and flooding.
rain and flood have also seriously injured six highways with a total length of 640 km.
Previously in day Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif reviewed relief efforts in Balochistan and ordered the authorities to distribute compensation money flood victims within 24 hours.
During his one-day visit to the regional center, the Prime Minister with in media after visiting the camps set up for in flood victims and expressed regret over absence of basic funds, including food and water provided to victims of recent flood.
Premiere also issued a directive while visiting the tent city set up in Husnob area of Qila Saifulla area for accommodation flood-affected people.
Prayers are pouring out in
Prime Minister Shehbaz expressed concern over disappearance of in military helicopter.
“The whole nation prays to Allah Almighty for in safetysafety and return of these sons of country who we out to help in flood casualties,” the Prime Minister wrote. on his official Twitter handle.
بلوچستان سے آرمی ایوی ایشن کے ہیلی کاپٹر کی گمشدگی تشویشناک ہے۔ پوری قوم اللہ تعالیٰ کے حضو descended ان شاءاللہ
— Shehbaz Sharif (@CMShehbaz) August 1, 2022
Former prime minister and PTI Chairman Imran Khan in the tweet read: “Worrying news of Army Aviation Helicopter Missing and Praying for all those who on board”.
alarming news of Army Aviation Helicopter Missing and Praying for all those who on board.
— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) August 1, 2022
“The whole country is concerned news of disappearance of army aviation helicopter. We pray to Allah that all travelers are safe.” former foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said.
آرمی ایوی ایشن کے ہیلی کاپٹر کی گمشدگی خبر سے پوری قوم پریشان ہے۔ اللہ تعالیٰ سے دعا ھے کہ تمام مسافر بخیریت ہوں ۔ انشاءاللہ
— Shah Mahmood Qureshi (@SMQureshiPTI) August 1, 2022
PTI leader Fawad Chaudhry also prayed for in safety as well as recovery of army officials, saying that he has brotherly bonds with Lieutenant General Sarfaraz Ali.
بلوچستان میں ہیلی کاپٹر حادثے پر دل بہت اداس ہے خدا پانچوں آفیسرز کو اپنی حفاظت میں رکھے ، کور کمانڈر جنرل سرفراز سے بالکل بھائیوں والا تعلق ہے خدا مہربانی اور رحم کرے
— Champion Fawad Hussain (@fawadchaudhry) August 1, 2022
other policies, government officials and people belonging to different walks of life echoed the same feelings and prayed for in safety and early recovery of in military officers.
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