• Kyodo


The ambassadors of the Philippines and Norway and the wives of the Malaysian and Indonesian ambassador were among six people killed in a helicopter crash in the Naltar Valley of northern Pakistan on Friday, a Defense Ministry spokesman said.

Spokesman Asim Bajwa also said via Twitter that the Dutch ambassador and Polish ambassadors were injured in the crash in the scenic valley, located about 45 kilometers northeast of Gilgit, the capital city of Gilgit-Baltistan autonomous region.

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