Five soldiers among 17 martyred as Pak Army plane crashes in Rawalpindi


RAWALPINDI: Seventeen people, five soldiers among them, were martyred and 12 injured when a training plane of Pak Army’s Aviation Corp crashed into homes in the wee hours on Tuesday near here.

The plane crashed into homes in Moral Jalu village in the suburbs of Rawalpindi.

All the bodies and the injured, which were badly burned, were shifted to a hospital.

Two army pilots were among the five soldiers killed in the incident.