ISLAMABAD: Six soldiers, including two officers aboard a Pakistani military helicopter that crashed late Sunday in the country's south-west, were killed on Monday, according to the military.
The army's public relations department issued a statement claiming that the helicopter had crashed during a "flight mission" near Harnai in Balochistan province. The cause of the accident was not given.
According to a local newspaper Dawn, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) confirmed the death of six Pakistani Army officers, including two Majors, in a helicopter crash during a flight mission near Khost in Harnai, Balochistan.
The ISPR said that "all six crew members, including the two pilots, have embraced martyrdom."