Afghan Taliban have released the crew members of a Pakistani helicopter which crash landed in Afghanistan last week, officials said on Saturday. An MI-17 transport helicopter was on its way to Russia for maintenance when it crash landed on August 4 in a Taliban controlled area of Logar province. The rebels made the crew members as hostages.An official said that local tribal elders were tasked to release the captives and after successful negotiation, the Taliban released the crew. "All ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Taliban releases crew of crashed Pakistani chopper - Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Seven passengers were on board, six of them Pakistanis and one a Russian technician. (Representational photo: file) The Russian-made MI-17 transport helicopter was en route from Peshawar in northwest Pakistan to Uzbekistan for maintenance. Islamabad: A ...Asian Age, 1 month ago
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