Russia's Mi-8 helicopter crashes in Chechnya – Russian media
A Mil Mi-8 multipurpose helicopter crashed in Russia's North Caucasus republic of Chechnya.
"According to preliminary information, up to eight people were killed in the incident," a spokesman for the local emergencies services told Russian news agency TASS on Wednesday.
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He has added that the helicopter was presumably operated by the Border Guard Service.