Lanka expresses grief over Pakistan crash

lead_960The Government today expressed its heartfelt condolences to the family members of the bereaved passengers of the Pakistan helicopter crash.

A Foreign Ministry statement said that the Government learned with deep shock and consternation the unexpected crash of the Pakistan Army Helicopter in a mountainous area in Northern Pakistan on Friday, and the tragic loss of lives including the Ambassador of the Philippines and Ambassador of Norway and spouses of the Ambassador of Indonesia and the High Commissioner of Malaysia to Pakistan.

“The Government and people of Sri Lanka express its heartfelt condolences to the family members of the bereaved passengers. While sharing their grief and sorrow, the Government and people of Sri Lanka are confident that their courage and fortitude will help them overcome the irreparable loss and wish those injured a speedy recovery,” the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said. (Colombo Gazette)

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