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EDITORIAL: The Naltar Helicopter crash: some musings

ANSAR MAHMOOD BHATTI The Naltar helicopter crash on May 08, 2015, ostensibly jolted the entire diplomatic community in particular and common Pakistanis in general as eight precious lives were lost. Ambassadors of Norway, the Philippines and Indonesia and wives of Indonesian and Malaysian ambassadors lost their lives in this deadly crash. Both pilots of Pakistan Air Force also embraced martyrdom. Though one cannot do anything to avoid such calamities, yet certain pre-cautionary measures can surely contribute towards limiting risks to human lives. The Gilgit area is dangerous and difficult inRead More