A Tunisian Air Force helicopter crashed in Gabès, Tunesia under unknown circumstances. There were three fatalities.
The incident happened during a military exercise at night, the state news agency said, citing a Ministry of Defense spokesperson.
“A military-technical team was sent to the scene to determine the causes of the crash,” the spokesperson was quoted as saying.
For its part, the state radio Tataouine quoted a medical source as saying that 3 soldiers died after the helicopter crashed in the Ben Ghilouf area of the delegation of Hamma in the Gabes governorate.
The radio indicated that the soldiers were killed by “the fall of a military helicopter during exercises carried out by military units in the aforementioned region.”