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Seven killed in Iraq helicopter crash

IANS  |  Baghdad 

An Iraqi helicopter crashed on Sunday in Wasit province, killing seven crew members, the military said.

The Mi-17 helicopter was in a training mission when it crashed. "All of its seven crew members were killed," Xinhua news agency reported.

The accident occurred as Iraqi security forces were carrying out a major offensive to drive out the Islamic State militants from their last stronghold in Anbar province.

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First Published: Sun, November 12 2017. 14:18 IST
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