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NO ONE KILLED IN HELICOPTER CRASH IN CHECHNYA

RIA Novosti

MOSCOW, March 22 (RIA Novosti) - According to updated information, no one was killed in the MI-8 helicopter crash in Chechnya, a spokesman for the Regional Operational Headquarters for the counter-terrorist operation in the North Caucasus told RIA Novosti on the phone.

"Eight people were injured in the crash. They were taken to hospitals of Grozny and Khankala. Their lives are out of danger," RIA Novosti's interlocutor said.

He reaffirmed that the helicopter belonged to the Russian Interior Ministry.

"The helicopter was forced to make a tough emergency landing," he added.



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