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    Military helicopter crashes in eastern Turkey, 9 dead

    Nine soldiers were killed and four others injured when a military helicopter crashed Thursday in eastern Turkey, according to the country’s National Defense Ministry.

    Military helicopter crashes in eastern Turkey, 9 dead

    “As a result of the tragic accident, our nine heroic fellow soldiers in the helicopter were martyred and four others were injured,” the ministry said in a statement.

    The contact with the Cougar-type military helicopter, which took off from the eastern province of Bingol to Tatvan district at 1.55 p.m.[1055GMT], was cut off at 2.25 p.m. [1125GMT].

    “The efforts are underway for the transfer of our injured personnel to the hospital,” it said.

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