MINUSCA helicopter crash


A Senegalese combat helicopter from the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Central African Republic crashed, killing three people, the mission head said.

The crash happened when the aircraft was landing in Bouar and resulted in another injury, MINUSCA chief Mankeur Ndiaye wrote in a tweet.

MINUSCA has more than 12000 uniformed personnel restoring stability to Central African Republic, where mainly Muslim Selaka rebels overthrew the president in 2013, prompting reprisals from mostly Christian militia.