Six Pakistanis soldiers and officers have embraced martyrdom in Congo

Pakistan ArmySix Pakistanis soldiers and officers have embraced martyrdom in Congo

Islamabad, Pakistan: Pakistan Aviation Unit is deployed in UN Mission Congo on peace keeping duties since 2011. On 29 Mar 22, while undertaking a reconnaissance mission in Congo, 1 PUMA Helicopter crashed. The exact cause of crash is yet to be ascertained. 8 x UN peacekeepers on board including 6 x Pakistanis Officers/ soldiers have embraced martyrdom. Details of Pakistani troops are as under:-
​​Lt Col Asif Ali Awan, Pilot
Maj Saad Nomani,
Co Pilot,
Maj Faizan Ali,
​​N/Sub Sami Ullah Khan, Flight Engineer,
Havaldar Muhammad Ismail, Crew Chief
​​L/Hav Muhamad Jamil, Gunner
Pakistan has always played a pivotal role as responsible member of the international community to help realize ideals of global peace and security through active sp in various UN Peacekeeping missions. Our Peacekeepers have always distinguished themselves in executing challenging peacekeeping tasks in conflict prone areas through devotion and, if necessary , rendering supreme sacrifices.

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