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Turkey helicopter crash kills seven in Giresun

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Baku, July 6 AZERTAC

A Turkish military helicopter has crashed in the north-east of the country, killing seven people and injuring the other eight on board.

The Sikorsky S-70 was carrying senior military officers and members of their families, among them several children.

It came down in hilly terrain in Giresun province near the Black Sea. No cause of the crash has been given but the weather was poor at the time.

The passengers were reportedly flying to Eid celebrations in Giresun.

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