US, Nepal officials identify the bodies of 6 US Marines, 2 Nepalese soldiers in chopper crash

May 17, 2015 11:53 AM

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KATHMANDU, Nepal – Nepalese and U.S. military officials say they've identified all eight bodies recovered from the crash site of a U.S. Marine helicopter that disappeared while delivering aid after two major earthquakes hit Nepal.

Nepal's army said in a statement Sunday that the bodies of the six U.S. Marines and two Nepalese soldiers have been flown to the Himalayan nation's capital, Kathmandu.

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