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Mexican interior secretary killed in helicopter crash

Mexican Interior Secretary Francisco Blake Mora and seven others died in a helicopter crash near Mexico City on Friday, a government spokeswoman said Friday. “Unfortunately the interior secretary, his collaborators and thehelicopter crew were found dead,” a visibly shaken Alejandra Sotasaid. The helicopter carry Blake Mora — a key figure in Mexico’s drug war — had been…

SEAL Team 6, unit that killed Osama bin Laden, died in helicopter crash: AP

The Associated Press reported that the majority of the 31 American troops killed Saturday when the Taliban shot down a military helicopter over Afghanistan were members of SEAL Team 6, the elite team that killed Osama bin Laden in May. Afghan President Hamid Karzai delivered news of the 38 total…

Governor dies in Philippine helicopter crash

Six people including a provincial governor were killed when a helicopter crashed on Monday southwest of the Philippine capital, the military, police and the governor’s aides said. The helicopter carrying Governor Rafael Nantes, two security escorts and a pilot went down in a residential area in Lucena City just moments…

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