CURRENT NEWS
  • Interacted with Pakistani media at Pakistan High Commission, London. Candid discussion on various national security issues. Pakistani media abroad has a national responsibility to project positive narrative of Pakistan. Thanks to them for doing their bit. @OfficialDGISPR Assist Punjab Rangers in operations. Report suspicious activity / information related to terrorism in Punjab direct to Punjab Rangers on following.. Call: 042-99220030/99221230 SMS: 0340-8880047 WhatsApp: 0340-8880100 Email: [email protected] Postal Address: Headquarters Pakistan Rangers Punjab. 33 Ghazi Road Lahore General Public is requested to report any suspicious activity in Punjab, Balochistan and Sindh regarding terrorists at universal no 1135 and for KPK at 1125. These numbers can be dialed directly without any code from mobile or PTCL No.

In a daring rescue attempt early morning today, Pakistan Army Aviation pilots rescued a Russian climber Alexander Gukov who was struck at 20,650 feet high Latok Peak in Biafo Glacier in Northern Areas of Pakistan.

Rawalpindi - July 31, 2018

No PR-233/2018-ISPR

In a daring rescue attempt early morning today, Pakistan Army Aviation pilots rescued a Russian climber Alexander Gukov who was struck at 20,650 feet high Latok Peak in Biafo Glacier in Northern Areas of Pakistan.

The Russian climber Mr. Alexander Gukov has been shifted to CMH Skardu for necessary medical care.

The unprecedented rescue mission was under taken by Pakistan Army Aviation helicopters under extreme weather conditions making it first ever rescue from such height in Pakistan.

It is worth mentioning that that the Russian Climber was struck on Latok Top since 25 Jul and had exhausted his supplies since last 3 days. 7 rescue attempts were made between 26-30 July but due to snow clouds the climber couldn’t be located / rescued.

-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-