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US helicopter crashes near N.Korea

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SEOUL – A US military helicopter crashed Tuesday near the North Korean border, a South Korean defence official said. There were no reported casualties. 

The helicopter, identified by the Yonhap news agency as a UH-60 Black Hawk, came down in Cheolwon county, which touches on the border with North Korea, a defence ministry spokesman told AFP.

The precise cause of the crash was not immediately clear but the incident occurred during South Korea-US joint military exercises.

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