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13 dead in Indonesian army helicopter crash: military

Thirteen people were killed today when an Indonesian army helicopter carrying construction workers crashed in the jungles of Borneo as it came in to land, an official said.

world Updated: Nov 09, 2013 15:45 IST

Thirteen people were killed on Saturday when an Indonesian army helicopter carrying construction workers crashed in the jungles of Borneo as it came in to land, an official said.

"Thirteen people died in the crash while the rest suffered burn injuries," military spokesman Iskandar Sitompul told AFP.

There were 21 people on board at the time of the crash, he added.

Earlier reports said nine people had been injured.