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Pakistan military helicopter crashes; two dead

world Updated: Jun 01, 2011 15:26 IST

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A military helicopter with the head of the provincial paramilitary force on board crashed in eastern Pakistan on Wednesday, killing at least two people , military officials said.

Four military officials, including Major-General Mohammad Nawaz, director general of the Punjab Rangers, were on board the helicopter when it crashed into Indus River in eastern Pakistan.

"Two bodies have been recovered but they have not yet been identified," a military official said.
Another official said the helicopter was flying in bad weather, adding that the cause of the crash was being investigated.