Russian military helicopter crashes in Syria, killing two: agencies




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  • 2018-01-03 09:48:24Z
  • By Reuters

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian military MI-24 helicopter crashed in Syria on Dec. 31 due to a technical fault, killing both pilots, Russian news agencies cited the Ministry of Defence as saying on Wednesday.

The helicopter crashed en route to the Hama air base, RIA news said, citing the ministry.

(Writing by Polina Ivanova; Editing by Alison Williams)

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