Indian army helicopter crashes in disputed Kashmir

Published May 23, 2012 10:49am

Indian Army’s helicopter—Reuters Photo
Indian Army’s helicopter—Reuters Photo

SRINAGAR: An official in Indian-administered Kashmir says an army helicopter has crashed on a glacier battlefield high in the Himalayas, killing the pilot and injuring another person.

Army spokesman Lt Col J S Brar says the Indian Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday on Siachen Glacier, at the northern tip of the divided Kashmir region.

Brar says the army has ordered a probe into the crash.

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