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  8/27/2014, Elul 1, 5774

UN Helicopter Crashes in Southern Sudan


A United Nations helicopter crashed in southern Sudan, killing three of the crew members aboard. Another crew member was wounded in the collision.

A local source said that the helicopter was downed by a rebel organization that had previously warned the UN against flying in airspace over regions in its control. Sources within the UN are saying that the circumstances surrounding the crash are currently under investigation.