PIA flight 756 attacker was hanged today in Pakistan


PIA flight 756 attacker was hanged today

This according to an Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) statement.

On June 24, 2014, PIA Airbus A310-324ET registration AP-BGN performing Riyadh to Peshawar flight PK-756 with 12 crew and 178 passengers during landing approach to Peshawar Airport around 11:00 PM was hit by terrorist gunfire from the ground. The A310 was able to land safety at Peshawar Airport but unfortunately, a female passenger died due to bullet injury. Two cabin crew members received medical treatment for their injuries.

Authorities launched a search operation after the incident, during which 200 were taken into custody. The UAE-based carriers Emirates and Etihad temporarily suspended their flight operations to Peshawar, but both carriers relaunched flights in August 2014.


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