Two naval officers and a soldier were killed when a helicopter crashed in Pakistan’s Balochistan province of Gwadar on Monday, a force spokesman said.
The helicopter crashed during a training flight in Gwadar, the spokesman said in a statement.
“The helicopter crashed mid-flight due to a possible technical fault,” a Navy spokesman said. Two Pakistan Navy officers and one jawan lost their lives in the accident.
He said that the investigation of the incident has been started.
Meanwhile, state-run PTV News reported that the country’s interim Prime Minister Anwarul Haque expressed grief over the death of Kaka. He prayed for the bereaved.
Apart from this, in a statement posted on X, the country’s former president Asif Ali Zardari also expressed his grief over the incident and expressed his condolences to the families of the victims.
The senior vice-president of the country’s political party PML-N, Maryam Nawaz, expressed grief over the deaths. In a post on social media X (Twitter), he prayed for the victims.
National Assembly Speaker Raja Pervez Ashraf also expressed grief over the victims and condoled with the bereaved families. He said that the sacrifices made by the armed forces for the sake of the country and nation will be remembered forever.