Shahbaz in ‘deep pain’ over soldiers martyrdom


Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) president Shahbaz Sharif on Monday expressed grief over martyrdom of two army soldiers in chopper crash at Siachen.
“It deeply pains me to learn about the martyrdom of two officers of Pakistan Army in a chopper crash in Siachen.” Shahbaz wrote on twitter. Two pilots of the Pakistan Army Aviation embraced martyrdom Monday after their helicopter crashed in Siachin, confirmed the ISPR.
Major Irfan Bercha and Major Raja Zeeshan Jahanzeb were martyred in the incident, stated the ISPR.
“Search and rescue helicopters and army troops have reached the incident site,” the statement added.
Shahbaz Sharif said that nation was ‘indebted to the sacrifices of armed forces’.
“The nation remains in eternal debt to our brave soldiers whose sacrifices ensure our safety and future. May Allah rest their souls in peace” wrote the National Assembly’s Opposition leader.