COAS telephones Gen Nicolson, seeks helps in release of helicopter crew

05 Aug, 2016 10:44 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif has on Friday telephoned US Commander Resolute Support Mission General Nicolson and sought his help in early release of six crew of the helicopter of Punjab Government that crash-landed in Logar province of Afghanistan.

In a twitter message on social media website, DG ISPR Asim Bajwa said that Gen Nicolson assured him all possible help in this regard.

He said that the Afghan government and Afghan National Army authorities have also been contacted for necessary assistance in recovery of the crew members.

The chopper made crash landing while on its way to Russia via Uzbekistan for maintenance.

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