Wednesday, February 6, 2008

General killed in Pakistani helicopter crash

The Helicopter crash near restive Waziristan resulted in the death of a senior pakistani army officer and eight others. The Army Helicopter which was carrying the General crashed due to some techinical default, which is not yet revealed.

Some rumours spread off that the helicopter crash ids due to a mortar fired by the Taliban Extremists. The Helicopte was on a routine reconnaissance mission. The military personnel said that all the persons on board was killed.

Now the General is the most senior Army Officer to be killed in MIlitary operations in that area.The Waziristan area is said to be a safe haven for Taliban and al-Queda Extremists fighting in Afghanistan

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