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Six Marines Missing in Nepal Quake Zone: US Military

Tuesday, 12 May 2015 01:55 PM

A U.S. Marine Corps helicopter involved in disaster relief efforts in Nepal was declared missing on Tuesday while working in the vicinity of Charikot village, a spokesman for U.S. Pacific Command said.

Army Major David Eastburn, the spokesman, said U.S. military personnel were responding to the disappearance of the UH-1 Huey helicopter and the incident was under investigation. Eastburn said it was not immediately clear how many people may have been aboard the helicopter when it was declared missing.

Charikot was one of the villages hardest hit by a 7.3 magnitude quake on Tuesday. The quake was the worst aftershock following th


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Six U.S. Marines and two Nepalese soldiers are missing after a helicopter they were taking to the earthquake zone went missing, U.S. military officials said....
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