ISPR condemns social media marketing campaign over chopper crash, deems it ‘regretful’

Entrance facade of ISPR’s constructing. — ISPR/File

RAWALPINDI: The Inter-Providers Public Relations (ISPR) on Friday issued an announcement regretting disrespectful marketing campaign flooding social media after the ill-fated helicopter crash on August 1, through which six troopers of the Pakistan Military have been martyred.

The army’s media wing mentioned that the marketing campaign has precipitated “deep anguish and misery” among the many households of the martyrs and people inside the ranks of armed forces.

“Whereas the entire nation stood with the establishment on this troublesome time, sure insensitive quarters resorted to hurtful and derogatory feedback on social media,” the assertion learn, including that the marketing campaign is “unacceptable and extremely condemnable”.

On August 1, a army helicopter misplaced contact with the air site visitors management whereas it was en route from Quetta to Karachi. The chopper went lacking whereas conducting flood aid operations in Balochistan.

Following hours of search operation, the army’s media wing confirmed that the wreckage of the unlucky helicopter was present in Musa Goth, Windar, Lasbela. All six officers and troopers on board have been martyred within the accident, which occurred as a result of dangerous climate as per preliminary investigations.

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