Pakistan helicopter crash kills Norwegian, Philippine ambassadors

May 8, 2015 11:14 AM

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ISLAMABAD A Pakistan military helicopter taking diplomats to inspect development projects crashed on Friday killing seven people, including the ambassadors of Norway and the Philippines and the wives of the Malaysian and Indonesian ambassadors, the army said.

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was traveling to the mountainous northern region of Gilgit on a separate aircraft to launch two projects when the accident happened. He returned to Islamabad, his office said.

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