Pakistan Army helicopter with six on board goes missing in Lasbela: ISPR

Pakistan Army helicopter goes missing in Lasbela: ISPR

RAWALPINDI: A Pakistan Army aviation helicopter with important personalities aboard, including Commander 12 Corps Lieutenant General Sarfraz Ali, has gone missing in Balochistan’s Lasbela district, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement on Monday.

According to the military’s media wing, the military helicopter was on a flood relief operation in Lasbela.

“A Pakistan army aviation helicopter which was on flood relief operations in Lasbela, Balochistan lost contact with ATC,” the ISPR tweeted.

“Six individuals were on board, including Commander 12 Corps who was supervising flood relief operations in Balochistan,” the tweet said, adding that a search operation is underway.

Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif also visited several flood-hit areas of Balochistan including Qilla Saifullah, Chaman, and Quetta to review relief measures.

More details to follow..



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