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U.N chopper crashes in eastern Congo with 8 aboard, army blames rebels

Summary by Ground News
The helicopter was carrying out reconnaissance for the U.N. peacekeeping mission in Congo along with another helicopter when it was attacked. The bodies of the eight men were brought to Goma, eastern Congo's largest city. Pakistan's military issued a statement with the names of the six officers and soldiers on the helicopter.
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M23 rebels in DR Congo deny shooting down UN helicopter

Eight peacekeepers were on board, including six from Pakistan, one from Russian and one from Serbia.

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Reuters

U.N chopper crashes in eastern Congo with 8 aboard, army blames rebels

By Stanis Bujakera KINSHASA - Eight people were on board a United Nations helicopter that crashed in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Tuesday, the U.N. peacekeeping mission in Congo said. They included six crew members from the Pakistani military and two military personnel - one from Russia and one from Serbia. It is not yet known whether there were any survivors, the mission,

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Eight UN peacekeepers killed in helicopter crash in DRC

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UN helicopter carrying 8 shot down by rebels in Congo's east

Congo's army says rebels in the country's east have shot down a United Nations helicopter carrying eight peacekeepers and UN observers.

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UN helicopter carrying 8 shot down by rebels in Congo's east

Congo’s army says rebels in the country’s east have shot down a United Nations helicopter carrying eight peacekeepers and U.N. observers

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