Cash chopper crashes near Tripoli

2015-10-27 18:55
(Efrem Lukatsky, AP)

(Efrem Lukatsky, AP)

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Tripoli - At least 12 people were killed when a helicopter with 23 people on board crashed west of the Libyan capital Tripoli on Monday, a security source said.

The helicopter may have been hit by gunfire before crashing in the coastal area, the source said. It had been carrying cash for a local bank on the way out and was returning with local residents to Tripoli.

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