Military helicopter crashed with three soldiers onboard

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Military helicopter crashed with three soldiers onboard

MOSCOW - A Mi-35 helicopter of the Senegal link Armed Forces and operating under the leadership of the UN link peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic link crashed in the western part of the Central African Republic link ( car link), killing three people, the head of the mission, Mankeur Ndiaye, said on Friday.

"With great sorrow, I've learned about the crash of a Senegal link Armed Forces helicopter at the time of landing in [the town of] Bouar link [in CAR], in which three people were killed and one was injured link," Ndiaye wrote on Twitter link.

According to the DakarActu news link portal, the Mi-35 helicopter was returning from link a combat operation.

The Senegalese army link said it was in contact with the United Nations link with regards to evacuating the victim and the bodies of those killed in the accident link.