PM Shehbaz visits residence of copter crash martyr

Premier met with the members of the bereaved family of Major Talha Manan

APP/News Desk August 14, 2022
PM Shehbaz meets Shaheed Major Talha Manan's family in Islamabad on Aug 14, 2022. Photo: APP


Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Sunday offered condolences to the family of Shaheed Major Talha Mannan, who embraced martyrdom in the Balochistan copter crash, during a visit to his residence in Islamabad.

The premier met with the members of the bereaved family and prayed for the departed soul.

Information Minister Marriyum Aurangzeb was also present on the occasion. 

Major Muhammad Talha Manan has left behind his wife and two sons.

On August 1, a Pakistan Army aviation helicopter—which was on flood relief operations in Balochistan’s Lasbela— had gone missing with six passengers aboard, after losing contact with air traffic control.

Read: Martyrdom of six officers confirmed as ISPR says wreckage of missing copter found

The wreckage of the aircraft was later found in a coastal district of Balochistan with all six officers on board embracing martyrdom.

Commander 12 Corps Lieutenant General Sarfaraz Ali, Major General Amjad Hanif, Brigadier Muhammad Khalid, Major Saeed Ahmed, Major M Talha Manan and Naik Mudassar Fayyaz were on board the Mi-17 helicopter of Army Aviation.


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