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Two killed, another missing after Army helicopter crashes in Nagaland

By Samyuktha

Imphal, Aug 18 (ANI): At least two persons were killed and another went missing after an Army helicopter crashed along the Nagaland-Manipur border on Wednesday.

A Cheetah helicopter, crashed five kilometers from the Vishwema helipad at around 8:45 a.m.

According to a defence spokesperson the bodies of the two victims have been recovered, while a search is on for the third person.

The identity of the three victims has been withheld, as the families have to be informed first.

The helicopter was on a routine sortie and crashed due to bad weather, the spokesperson said.

An inquiry has been ordered into the mishap. (ANI)

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