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7 injured, 13 missing after Senegal helicopter crash: army

AFP  |  Dakar 

More than a dozen people were missing after a Senegalese military helicopter crashed today in the south of the country, an said.

Seven of the 20 people on board have so far been found, all injured, after the aircraft went down in a mangrove forest in the coastal area of Missirah, he said.

The people on the flight included four crew members, according to

"Boatmen in the area rescued seven passengers," he said, adding that 13 people were missing and a was being organised.

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First Published: Thu, March 15 2018. 07:50 IST