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Maliki Among Mourners at Funeral of Helicopter Pilot Killed in Crash

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Maliki Among Mourners at Funeral of Helicopter Pilot Killed in Crash

by Storyful 5:36 mins

A Russian-built Iraqi army helicopter crashed on August 12 during operations to aid Yazidis stranded on a mountainside in northern Iraq. The pilot, Maj Gen Majid Abdul Salam, was killed in the crash; a New York Times reporter, and a Yazidi MP were injured. Salam’s funeral procession left the Ministry of Defense in Baghdad on August 13. Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki was among the officials present. Credit: YouTube/Iraqi MoD

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