Thursday, March 19, 2015

Dutch Army Helicopter Crashes; Two UN Peacekeepers Killed

A Dutch UN helicopter has crashed in northern Mali. Its two crew members were killed.  This has been announced by the Dutch Ministry of Defense.  The helicopter made a forced landing during a military exercise near the town of Gao.  The Netherlands has 450 military personnel in Mali as part of a UN force of 11,000 troops.

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