Pakistan deaths in tribal region (Pakistan)

A Pakistani army helicopter has crashed into a dam in the tribal region of North Waziristan, killing four people on board and injuring three.


The army said the helicopter was on a routine flight when it crashed into the dam near the town of Bannu.
Army officials ruled out a missile attack and said the crash was probably caused by a technical fault.

Separately, three paramilitary troops died when their vehicle hit a landmine in North Waziristan, the military said.

Three soldiers were also injured.

Von: 22.6.2006 BBC

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