13 Turkish troops die in helicopter crash near Iraq border
ANKARA, Turkey - Turkey's military says 13 soldiers have died in a helicopter crash near the border with Iraq.
A military statement said the AS532 Cougar helicopter crashed Wednesday shortly after taking off from a base in the region of Senoba in Sirnak province.
It is said initial information idicated that the helicopter hit a high-voltage transmission line.
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