Ukraine military helicopter downed by rebel fire, 9 feared dead

ByREUTERS
June 24, 2014 18:13






KIEV - A Ukraine helicopter used for carrying military cargo was brought down by rebel fire near the town of Slaviansk in eastern Ukraine on Tuesday and nine people were feared dead, a government forces spokesman said.



Asked about reports that a helicopter had been shot down, the spokesman, Vladyslav Seleznyov, said: "Yes. It was brought down".

Asked about dead, he replied: "There was a three-man crew, in all nine people."

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