Chopper with U.N. staff crashes, 10 dead
Tuesday, 04 March 2008

Reuters, KATHMANDU - At least 10 people were killed when a helicopter carrying United Nations officials crashed in bad weather over hilly terrain near Nepal's capital on Monday, police and airport officials said.

It was not immediately clear if there were any survivors and the United Nations could not confirm the number of people on board. A police officer in Kathmandu said 10 bodies had been recovered.

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