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Terrorists fire on military helicopter

Diyarbakir, Turkey – A Turkish army UH-60 transport helicopter came under terrorist fire on Tuesday in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır, security officials said.

Two shots hit the helicopter, which was carrying national high school entrance exam papers, in the Lice district.

Officials said no one was hurt and the helicopter landed safely at a local gendarmerie command. Damage on the helicopter is said to be “only cosmetic”.

Security officers say they have launched an operation to capture the terrorists.

 

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Posted by on May 5 2014 Filed under Army, Headlines, Iraqi Defence News, Syrian Defence News, Terrorism, Turkish Defense News. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. Both comments and pings are currently closed.

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