No information over location of hostages or helicopter given by Afghan Govt:Fo

August: 05:2016:: 01:50pm By Fayaz Ahmad , National News (467)

ISLAMABAD--( is waiting for an answer from the Afghan government over the location of a helicopter which crash landed in Afghanistan with reports of all seven people on board taken hostage by the Taliban.

The foreign office in its statement said that the Afghan government had not given any information to pakistan despite a lapse of 24 hours into the incident.

The Punjab Chief minister Shahbaz Sharif called the Army Chief onFriday inquiring about the hostages,He is also in contact with officals in the Afghan government ,a CM House statement said.

Meanwhile,Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif called General john nicholson,Commander Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan ,and asked him to help recover the crew of the chopper that crash landed in Logar, according to the inter Sevices public Relations(ISPR)

A pakistani government helicopter crash landed in eastern Afghanistan on Thurdday , offcials said, with Afghan media and offcials reporting that all seven people on board were taken hostage by the Taliban.

Officials at the pakistani Foreign office in islamabad confirmed the crash landing ,adding taken from there for overhauling.

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