Pakistan says army helicopter has crashed in country's restive northwest, killing at least 8

August 6, 2015 3:35 PM

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PESHAWAR, Pakistan – Pakistani police say a military helicopter has crashed in a mountainous region in northwest Pakistan, killing at least eight people on board.

Police official Fida Khan says the helicopter was on the way to the northern town of Gilgit when it went down Thursday near the district of Mansehra in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.

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