Wednesday 26 September 2018

Diplomats killed in crash landing

The ambassadors to Pakistan from the Philippines and Norway and the wives of the ambassadors from Malaysia and Indonesia were killed yesterday when a Pakistani army helicopter carrying foreign dignitaries made a crash landing in the country's north, the military said.

The helicopter's two pilots and a crew member were also killed, while the surviving passengers, including the Dutch and Polish ambassadors, were injured.

The helicopter was on route to the northern village of Naltar.

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