March 27, 2016 / 11:18 PM / in 2 years

Algeria helicopter crash kills at least 12 soldiers: ministry

ALGIERS (Reuters) - At least 12 Algerian soldiers were killed when a military helicopter crashed in the south of the country, the Defense Ministry said on Sunday.

Further details were not immediately available. The crash occurred near Reggane town and two other soldiers were injured, the ministry said.

Reporting by Hamid Ould Ahmed; Editing by Patrick Markey and Peter Cooney

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