August 4, 2016

Pakistani Chopper Crashes In Logar, Taliban Seize Passengers

Was on Mission to deliver seasonal Mangos to Talibs

Pakistan Army + parrot media says it was a Pak Punjab govt helicopter.

Officials have confirmed that six people onboard a Pakistani military helicopter that crash landed in Logar province on Thursday afternoon have been captured by the Taliban.

According to the provincial governor's spokesman Saleem Saleeh, the helicopter crashed in the Mati area of Azra district.

Earlier he said the helicopter appeared to have caught fire on landing. However, some residents in the area said the Taliban torched the chopper after it crashed.

It is not however clear what the Pakistani helicopter was doing in Afghan air space over Logar province which is close to Kabul.

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