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Helicopter crash. Victims evacuated to Bishkek

Six victims of the helicopter crash will be delivered to Bishkek. The press service of the Air Defense Forces of the Armed Forces of the Kyrgyz Republic informed 24.kg news agency.

The state of the victims — two tourists and four servicemen — is still unknown. They were evacuated and sent to Bishkek. It is expected that they will be delivered to the capital in three hours.

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.