Pakistan army training aircraft Mushaq crashes near Gujarat, two pilots martyred

GUJRAT, Pakistan: Pakistan army aircraft Mushaq on a routine training mission crashed near Gujarat on Monday morning, resultantly both the pilots embraced Shahadat (martyrdom).


The pilot Major Umer (Instructor Pilot) was a resident of Gujrat while Lieutenant Faizan (Student Pilot) was a resident of Kalar Kahar, Chakwal.

Major Umer survived by a wife.

Earlier on March 11, the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) fighter jet F-16 crashed near Zero Point in Islamabad during the military parade rehearsal which resulted in the martyrdom of the Wing Commander Noman Akram.

Minor martyred in Indian firing along LoC

Meanwhile, in a series of tweets, the Director General Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Babar Iftikhar while updating about the situation at the Line of Control (LoC) during the last 24 hours said that the Indian army troops in total disregard to ceasefire agreement & international conventions initiated unprovoked ceasefire violations along the LoC deliberately targeting the civilian population in Baroh, Dhudnial, Rakhchikri, and Chirikot Sectors.

The director general ISPR said that the Pakistan army troops effectively responded and targeted those Indian posts which initiated the fire.

Major General Babar Iftikhar said that due to the indiscriminate Indian fire of heavy weapons and mortars, a two-year-old minor Muhammad Haseeb in Dhudnial Sector embraced Shahadat while four citizens including a woman and a 72-year-old senior citizen in Baroh, Rakhchikri and Chirikot Sectors sustained serious injuries.

The DG ISPR said that the injured have been evacuated to a nearby health facility for necessary medical care.

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