ABBOTABAD: An Army helicopter crashed in Srikot area of Mansehra district resulted in the deaths of at least nine people Thursday evening.
District Police Officer Mansehra confirmed the incident, saying at least nine people onboard the copter had died. He said relief and rescue teams are on their way to the crash site.
Earlier today, a Pakistan Air Force helicopter, engaged in relief and rescue efforts, crashed in the Khot area of upper Chitral, injuring several people.
According to sources, the helicopter was being used to conduct rescue and relief operations in the flood affected district of Chitral.
The helicopter was on its way from Rawalpindi to Chitral.