Helicopter crashes near Amarnath,1 dead

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Amarnath Cave
Srinagar, Jul 9: A private helicopter carrying pilgrims to the Amarnath shrine crashed near the cave shrine on Thursday, Jul 9 killing one woman and injuring four others.

The private helicopter was being operated by the Himalayan Aviation Company, which runs a chartered service between Baltal and Sonamarg.

According to police, the copter hit the woman, killing her on spot. The four injured have been admitted to a hospital. Their condition is said to be critical.

The helicopter crashed 500 meters short of the helipad located near the cave shrine, sources said.

ANI

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