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    Military Helicopter Shot Down Over Mosul, Two Pilots Killed - Iraqi Army

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    A military helicopter was shot down over the city of Mosul, while providing fire support for Iraqi federal police units.

    MOSUL (Iraq) (Sputnik) — Militants from Daesh have shot down a military helicopter over the city of Mosul, both pilots were killed, the Iraqi Army said on Thursday.

    According to an army statement, the helicopter was shot down, while providing fire support for Iraqi federal police units attacking Daesh positions on approaches to the so-called "Old City" district of Mosul.


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