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Military helicopter crashes in mountains of Kyrgyzstan, injured reported

A military helicopter disappeared today in the mountains near Khan Tengri Peak. Own sources informed 24.kg news agency.

It reportedly carried out a search operation and went off the radar. The press service of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Kyrgyz Republic specified that the helicopter of the Air Defense Force of the Kyrgyz Republic Mi-8 MTV crashed during the rescue operation on the South Inylchek.

The helicopter fell to the left side because of the strong side wind during the landing. According to preliminary data, four people were injured. At present, measures are being taken to evacuate the victims.