A mysterious helicopter crash took place in the city of Duhok, 60 km from the Turkish border, in northern Iraq. An unidentified helicopter crashed for an unknown reason. Seven people, including women, died in the accident.
A statement came from the Northern Iraqi Regional Kurdish Administration: “There were PKK members of the terrorist organization in the helicopter that crashed in Duhok.”
The Regional Government’s Anti-Terrorism Unit said in a statement on its social media account that the Eurocopter AS350 type helicopter crashed in the Çemanke district of Duhok.
“A detailed investigation is continuing to determine exactly who the helicopter belongs to,” the statement said. It was stated that he contacted the Iraqi central government, international coalition forces and Turkey.
“HELICOPTER DOESN’T BELONG TO THE COALITION”
“The helicopter does not belong to the coalition and is not part of the counter-ISIS operations,” said Captain Kevin Livingston, spokesman for the US-led anti-ISIS coalition. said.
When asked about where the helicopter in question went from, Livingston said, “The coalition was not following that aircraft and we do not have additional data other than what is written in open sources.” gave the answer.
In its statement regarding the helicopter crash in the Çemanke district of Duhok, the Iraqi Kurdish Regional Government stated that some of the dead were PKK militants. It was reported that a detailed investigation is continuing to determine who the helicopter belongs to.
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