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ISPR confirms martyrdom of all aboard the missing army helicopter

ISLAMBAD:

wreckage of the ill-fated Army Aviation helicopter that went missing a day earlier was found and military media wing confirmed that all six the passengers on board were martyred in in crash.

The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said the wreckage was found in Musa Goth area of Vindar in Lasbelsky district.

In a statement on Twitter, military media the wing said “wreckage of poor devil[icopter] that was on flood facilitating the operation[erations] found in Musa Goth, Vindar, Lasbela.

“All six officers and soldiers including Lieutenant General Sarfaraz Ali hugged shahdat [martyrdom],” It added.

He claimed that the accident was due to bad weather according to initial investigations.

Commander of the 12th Corps, Lieutenant General Sarfaraz Ali, who in charge of relief operations in Balochistan. in the ill-fated helicopter, Brigadier General Amjad Hanif, Brigadier General Muhammad Khalid, Major Said Ahmed, Major M. Talha Manan and Naik Mudassar Fayyaz were martyred.

General Sarfaraz was veteran of military operations carried out during the war on terror and was awarded Tamgha Basalat twice for gallantry on in battlefield.

He survived by a wife, three sons and three daughters. BUT native of Lahore, general The 6th Azad Kashmir Regiment was enrolled as an officer. in March 1989 and served for 33 years in Pakistani army.

Major General Amjab Hanif, director general Pakistan Coast Guard, survived his wife and daughter and two sons. It belonged to Ravalka. in AJK and was commissioned in 19th Azad Kashmir Regiment in April 1994 and served for 29 years in Pakistani army.

Brigadier General Muhammad Khalid, Commander of the 12th Corps of Engineers, survived three daughters and three sons. Originally from Faisalabad, he was authorized in 20th engineer battalion in 1994 and served for 29 years.

Major Said. pilot of ill-fated plane, was married with a son and daughter. He is from Larkana. His co-pilot, Major Muhammad Talha Manan, was married and survived two sons. Crew commander Naik Mudassir Fayyaz was native dug and eat survived his wife.

President calls COAS

President Dr. Arif Alvi summoned the chief of Army Staff General Qamar Jawed Bajwa to express his condolences for martyrs of Helicopter incident in Balochistan.

President Alvi expressed his deep sorrow and sorrow over martyrdom of in military officials and soldiers as well as extended their condolences to their families.

“obedient sons of the nation was involved in flood relief work in Balochistan and was martyred while working with great zeal, hard work and desire to fulfill duty and serve the nation,” he said.

The President mentioned his meeting with The corps commander, Lieutenant General Sarfaraz Ali, during his visit to Gwadar, recalling that he found Sarfaraz to be “a very capable, intelligent and obedient officer”.

According to COAS, bad weather during rescue operations and reduced Visibility led to the incident.

Earlier, Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif expressed concern over missing helicopter during his phone call with Main of Army Headquarters (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa.

Read: helicopter with army general on board disappears

The prime minister called COAS to inquire about latest update on rescue operation of aviation helicopter, which was on flood relief operations in Lasbela Balochistan.

During a telephone conversation with General Bajwa, Prime Minister Shahbaz prayed for safe return of Commander of the 12th Corps, Lieutenant General Sarfaraz Ali, who led the rescue work.

He called Lieutenant General Ali “an outstanding professional” and “a wonderful person”.

prime minister It was also said the whole nation was deeply saddened over incident and prayed for safe return of “brave sons of the soil”.

This was announced on Monday by ISPR. in statement that as much as six people went missing after an army aviation helicopter lost contact with in air traffic control (ATC)

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