“Lieutenant Common Asif Ghafoor appointed Commander 12 Corps, Quetta,” the Inter-Companies Public Relations (ISPR) stated in an announcement Wednesday evening.
“He’s changing Lieutenant Common Sarfraz Ali HI(M) TBT and Bar, shaheed who embraced shahadat [martyrdom] in a helicopter crash because of unhealthy climate throughout flood aid operations in Lasbela, Balochistan, on August 1, 2022,” the army’s media wing added.
The wreckage of a army helicopter that went lacking Monday evening was present in a coastal district of Balochistan and not one of the six officers and crew on board has survived the crash.
Commander 12 Corps Lieutenant Common Sarfaraz Ali, Main Common Amjad Hanif, Brigadier Muhammad Khalid, Main Saeed Ahmed, Main M Talha Manan and Naik Mudassar Fayyaz had been on board the Mi-17 helicopter of Military Aviation.
Lt Gen Ali was supervising aid operations in Balochistan, which has been hit arduous by flash floods triggered by the heavy monsoon rains within the province