5 Iraqi Fighter Pilots Die In Helicopter Crash On Combat Mission

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Baghdad – An Iraqi army helicopter on Thursday crashed, all five pilots on board, the said.

helicopter was said have crashed in the northern province Kirkuk, some 350 kilometres north of the capital Baghdad, while on a combat mission, the -linked Security Media Cell said, without elaborating.

The cause the crash was given.

In December 2017, Iraq had declared victory against the militant Islamic State group, having recaptured all the territories seized by the extremists since 2014.

However, members the terror group have continued carry out isolated attacks across the country. (dpa/NAN)