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2 killed in NY river helicopter crash


MNA International Desk: A helicopter carrying six people crashed in New York City’s East River on Sunday, killing at least two and sending three to the hospital in critical condition. Two of the five passengers died at the scene and three were taken to hospitals, New York Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro said late Sunday at a press conference. The pilot freed himself and was rescued and in good condition after being taken to a hospital for observation, reported news agency. The Federal Aviation Administration said the Eurocopter AS350 went down near the northern end of Roosevelt Island at about 7 ...

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Helicopter attacks Venezuela’s Supreme Court

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MNA International Desk: A helicopter dropped two grenades on Venezuela’s Supreme Court building in a ‘terror attack’ against his government, President Nicolas Maduro said in a speech on Tuesday, adding that the weapons failed to explode. The 54-year-old socialist leader, who has faced three months of opposition protests as well as dissent from within government, said the helicopter shot at the judicial building and also threw some grenades. Witnesses reported hearing several detonations in downtown Caracas, where the pro-Maduro Supreme Court, the presidential palace and other key government buildings are located. The helicopter also flew over the Interior Ministry, Maduro ...

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