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social media campaign over army helicopter crash “unacceptable”: ISPR

pakistani army on Friday regretted over in social media campaign following the unfortunate helicopter crash in Balochistan on This is stated in a statement released on August 1 by the Interagency Public Relations Service (ISPR).

According to the military media wing, campaign It has “caused deep anguish and disaster among the families of martyrs and ordinary of armed forces”.

“While the whole nation stood for the institution in during this difficult time some insensitive circles resorted to offensive and derogatory comments on social media which is unacceptable and highly reprehensible”, ISPR added.

Read more: Martyrdom of six officers confirmed as ISPR says debris of missing helicopter found

Helicopter went missing after communication was lost with in air traffic control on Monday. military began a search operation, which was hampered by difficult mountainous terrain. of Lasbelsky district.

Wreckage Tuesday of the helicopter was found in coastal region of province and nobody of in six officers and crew on board could survive crashmilitary media said the wing.

Commander of the 12th Corps, Lieutenant General Sarfaraz Ali, Major General Amjad Hanif, Brigadier General Muhammad Khalid, Major Saeed Ahmed, Major M. Talha Manan and Naik Mudassar Fayyaz on board Mi-17 helicopter of Army aviation.

Lieutenant General Ali was in charge of relief operations. in Balochistan, which was hit hard flash floods triggered due to heavy monsoon rains in provinces.

“Wreckage of the unfortunate helicopter on flood relief operations were found in Musa Goth, Vindar, Lasbela [district of Balochistan]”, wrote Maj. Gen. DG ISPR Babar Iftikhar. on his verified handle on Twitter.

“All six officers and soldiers, including Lieutenant General Sarfaraz Ali, accepted Shahadat [martyrdom],” It added in tweet. “According to preliminary data, the accident occurred due to bad weather”.

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On Wednesday the chief of General of the Army Staff (COAS) Qamar Javed Bajwa attended the funeral prayer. of Lieutenant General Sarfraz Ali, Major General Amjad Hanif and Brigadier General Muhammad Khalid who received martyrdom in in crash.

According to the military media wing, COAS visited families of Lieutenant General Ali and Brig Khalid, and family of Lieutenant Colonel Like Baig Mirza who received martyrdom in Ziarat.

Mortal remains of martyrs crash were airlifted to Rawalpindi by helicopter. The martyrs were buried with full military cum laude, ISPR added.

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Derrick Santistevan
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