ISLAMABAD: Iraq has apologized on behalf of its safety forces who mistreated and manhandled Pakistani Zaireen, who had been protesting in opposition to the Iraq Airways workers for not turning on a aircraft’s air-conditioning system on June 10.
In keeping with sources, Iraqi authorities expressed its remorse to the Pakistani ambassador within the nation.
The federal government additionally claimed to suspended the airways’ officers and cops concerned within the incident. It additionally assured to provoke motion in opposition to the perpetrator.
On Monday, greater than 120 Pakistani pilgrims had been on board the Iraqi airline’s flight IA-409 which was scheduled for departure from Baghdad to Karachi.
After boarding the aircraft, fliers began complaining about non-functioning air-con system. They protested in opposition to the airline’s workers when the latter paid no heed to their complaints.
There have been additionally heated exchanges between the cabin crew and passengers.
Subsequently, the Iraqi airline’s workers aided by the native police manhandled among the passengers and held them hostage.
Talking to ARY Information, one of many fliers stated some passengers exchanged heated phrases with the cabin crew after they didn’t activate an air conditioner. The Iraqi police tortured greater than three passengers, he added.
He stated they had been held hostage by the safety forces and never allowed to go exterior the Baghdad airport.