4 Pak soldiers killed in helicopter crash in PoK

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Gilgit Baltistan [PoK], December 27 (ANI): At least 4 Pakistan Army soldiers including two pilots were killed in a helicopter crash in the Minimarg area of Pakistan-occupied Gilgit Baltistan.

According to the Pakistani Army's statement, the helicopter crashed due to technical reasons during a casualty evacuation operation in the Minimarg area of Gilgit Baltistan, Geo News reported.

Both pilots -- Major M. Hussain and Co-Pilot Major Ayaz Hussain, Naik Inzimam Alam, and soldier Muhammad Farooq -- were killed in the crash, the army confirmed.

The military chopper was evacuating the corpse of a soldier Sepoy Abdul Qadeer to Combined Military Hospital located in Skardu when it crashed. (ANI)