Six Army officials martyred in Lasbela helicopter crash

All the six officers and soldier, including Lt General Sarfraz Ali, embraced Shahadat in a helicopter crash during flood operation in Balochistan.

According to ISPR, the wreckage of the unfortunate helicopter was found in Lasbela district.

The accident was occurred due to bad weather as per initial investigations.

The President and the Prime Minister have expressed deep grief over the martyrdom of six Army officials, including Lt. General Sarfraz Ali, in helicopter crash.

President Dr Arif Alvi telephoned Army Chief General Bajwa and condoled with him over the martyrdom of Army personnel. He prayed for higher ranks for the departed souls in heaven.

In a separate message, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif too has expressed his grief over the martyrdom of the military officials. He said the entire nation salutes Lt Gen Sarfraz Ali, Director General Pakistan Coast Guards Major General Amjad, Pilot Major Saeed, Co-Pilot Major Talha, and Crew member Naik Mudassar for their supreme sacrifice.

The Prime Minister also commiserated with the bereaved families.

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