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3 soldiers killed when military helicopter crashes in Tunisia

Military technical team sent to site to determine cause of crash, says spokesman for Tunisian Defense Ministry

Adel Bin Ibrahim Bin Elhady Elthabti, Ali Semerci   | 06.10.2021
3 soldiers killed when military helicopter crashes in Tunisia

TUNIS, Tunisia 

At least three soldiers were killed when a military helicopter crashed in Gabes governorate in southeastern Tunisia, local media outlets reported Tuesday. 

A spokesman for the Tunisian Defense Ministry, Mohamed Zekri, announced the deaths of the soldiers due to the crash of the helicopter in El Hamma district, according to the state-owned TAP news agency.

A military technical team has been dispatched to the scene to determine the cause of the crash, Zekri added.

*Writing by Merve Berker

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