5 soldiers killed after military helicopter crashes near Cambodia’s capital


PHNOM PENH, Cambodia: A military helicopter crashed near Cambodia’s capital Phnom Penh on Monday, killing at least five soldiers and injuring another.

The Cambodian defense minister Tea Banh said that the incident occurred during a military training mission, adding that they were investigating to find out the cause of the crash.

The helicopter was one of the 12 Chinese-built Z-9 utility helicopters Cambodia bought in 2013 to boost its military capacity.

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