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Helicopter carrying foreign diplomats crashes in Pakistan
Helicopter carrying foreign diplomats crashes in Pakistan

Two foreign diplomats and the wives of two others were killed Friday, along with three Pakistani crew members, when a military helicopter crash-landed in northern Pakistan en route to the ceremonial opening of a ski lift. The Pakistani military said a technical failure caused the crash, which occurred in high wind in the remote Naltar Valley, according to witnesses quoted by local media. Pakistani Taliban insurgents claimed they had shot down the aircraft, which army officials denied. The dead included Domingo D. Lucenario Jr., the ambassador to Islamabad from the Philippines, and Leif Larsen, the ambassador from Norway, along with the wives of the Malaysian and Indonesian ambassadors....

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