Turkey: 17 soldiers killed in helicopter crash
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Last Updated: Saturday, November 10, 2012, 14:33
Ankara: Turkish media say 17 soldiers have been killed in a helicopter crash in the country's southeast.

Channel 24 says the helicopter crashed in the district of Pervari in Siirt province on today morning. It cites the provincial governor, Ahmet Aydin.

State-run TRT television says the crash occurred in heavy fog in a mountainous area. Authorities are investigating the cause. Kurdish rebels are active in the area.


First Published: Saturday, November 10, 2012, 14:31

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