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Two killed in military helicopter crash

A military helicopter crashed into a field in Namyangju east of Seoul Wednesday night, killing its two crew members, firefighters and police said.

The helicopter belonging to a military air service unit crashed at the Namyangju farm about 20 kilometers east of Seoul at 8:14 p.m., they said, adding a probe is underway regarding the cause of the crash.

No civilian casualties were reported at the crash site, they noted. [Yonhap]

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