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6 Pakistan Army Officials Martyred in Harnai Helicopter Crash: ISPR

ISPR confirm’s helicopter crash, martyred 6 Pakistan Army officers.

“All 6 personnel on board, including two pilots, have embraced shahadat,” the army’s media affairs wing stated. The martyred officers had been identified as:

  • Major Khurram Shahzad, a pilot from Attock who is 39 years old. He has one daughter and married.
  • Major Muhammad Muneeb Afzal, a Rawalpindi local and 30-year-old pilot. He has two boys and married.
  • Subedar Abdul Wahid, a 44-year-old resident of Karak’s Sabirabad village. 3 sons and a daughter were among his Four children from his previous marriage.
  • Sepoy Muhamad Imran, a 27-year-old Khanewal native from Makhdoompur. He has a son, 2 daughters, and a wife.
  • Naik Jalil, a 30-year-old resident of the Gujrat distriThevillage of Bhutta, Lohara, The Kharian. He has 2 boys and married.
  • Sepoy Shoaib, 35, a citizen of the Attock district and an ident of the hamlet of Khatarphatti PO Syeeda Jhand. He has a boy and  married.

The ISPR has yet to release details about the reason for the crash which comes more than a month after a similar incident occurred in Balochistan.

On August 1, a Pakistan Army helicopter with 6 people on board, including Commander 12 Corps Lieutenant Common Sarfraz Ali, lost contact with the air traffic control in Balochistan’s Lasbela district.

A day later, the wreckage of the helicopter was found close to Musa Goth, with all personnel on board embracing martyrdom. According to the ISPR, the accident occurred because of bad weather.

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