Pak Affairs

Maj Gen among 7 army officials killed in helicopter crash

RAWALPINDI: Seven military officials including a Major General and two Brigadiers were killed on Wednesday when a military helicopter crashed in South Waziristan agency.The helicopter crashed at 2:40 p.m. local time near the village of Tanai in the mountainous tribal district of South Waziristan after a technical malfunction, ISPR spokesman Major General Athar Abbas said.

Major General Javed Sultan, the Commanding Officer of the Kohat garrison, Brigadier Afzal Cheema, Brigadier Saeed Khan, Lieutenant Colonel Omar Farooq, Captain Shehzad, Pilot Captain Naveed, Pilot Captain Haroon and one non commissioned officer Crew Chief Naik Amir embrassed shahadat in the crash.-SANA

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