Tragedy struck in Tunisia’s northwest as a helicopter carrying four soldiers on military duty crashed into the sea, claiming their lives.
President Kais Saied extended his heartfelt condolences to the grieving families, acknowledging that the “accident cost the lives of four army men.”
Following the incident, President Saied emphasized the necessity to “renew military equipment” during a meeting with the country’s defense minister.
He recognized that such accidents could occur in any nation but admitted that the deterioration of certain equipment in Tunisia had resulted in these unfortunate tragedies.
Notably, Tunisia experienced a similar incident in 2021 when three soldiers lost their lives in a helicopter crash in the southern Gabes province.
However, the findings of the investigations into that particular incident have not yet been disclosed.