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Turkish military helicopter crash kills 13 soldiers

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Turkish military helicopter crash kills 13 soldiers

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A Cougar military helicopter crashed in Turkey’s southeastern Sirnak province on Wednesday evening, killing all 13 soldiers on board.

The army said the AS 532 Cougar got caught in a high-voltage power line shortly after taking off around 1855 GMT on Wednesday. It said emergency search and rescue teams were dispatched to the area and evaluations were underway at the crash site.