Copter crashes in Pakistan, kills 3


Naltar: Pakistan sees yet another helicopter accident. A helicopter carrying 11 foreigners and six Pakistanis crashed on a school building in the country’s mountainous north on Friday, the army and police officials said. According to close sources, 3 people have been reported to have been killed. The Taliban terror wing has claimed the responsibility of the crash of the helicopter on Friday. It is learnt that the Taliban has shot down the copter which was carrying two foreign envoys, claims Nawaz Shariff. The envoys of Norway and Phillipines were said to be present in the flight.

“According to the first information we received, three people have been injured, their condition is critical,” a police official in Nomal village of the Naltar valley told an international news agency. A Pakistani journalist who was travelling in a separate helicopter said she saw the helicopter crash into a school and it was on fire.