Pakistan's Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) has said that a tragic incident took place in the African country of Congo where a Puma helicopter crashed during a surveillance mission.
The ISPR said six Pakistani officers and soldiers were among the eight UN peacekeepers killed in a helicopter crash during a mission in Congo.
The ISPR said in a statement that the identities of the six martyred Pakistani officers and soldiers were identified as Lt. Col. Asif Ali Awan, Pilot Major Saad Nomani, Pilot Major Faizan Ali, Flight Engineer Deputy Subedar Samiul Haq Khan, Crew Chief Hawaldar Muhammad. Ismail and Gunnar Lance were named after Hawaldar Muhammad Jameel.
A statement issued by the Pakistan Army said that a Pakistani aviation mission has been deployed in the United Nations Mission in Congo since 2011.
The statement issued by ISPR said that Pakistan has always played a vital role as a responsible member of the international community in promoting global peace and security through active cooperation in various UN peacekeeping missions. To help get ideas.
A statement issued by the Pakistan Army said that our peacekeepers have always distinguished themselves by making the highest sacrifices in carrying out the challenging tasks of maintaining peace in the conflict-affected areas.
Prime Minister Imran Khan expressed sorrow over the martyrdom of Army officers and soldiers in a helicopter crash and paid tributes to the Armed Forces of Pakistan for their services for world peace.