US Marine helicopter missing in Nepal earthquake aid mission

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A U.S. military helicopter carrying six Marines and two Nepalese Army soldiers went missing during a mission in Nepal delivering aid to earthquake victims, U.S. defense officials said Tuesday, but so far there have been no indications that the aircraft crashed. A magnitude 7.3 earthquake shook the ground in Nepal just weeks after another huge quake killed more than 8,000 people. The aircraft is part of Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 469, and the incident is under investigation.

 

 

  • A rescue team pulled a man from the rubble of a collapsed building in Kathmandu more than three days after the deadly earthquake hit Nepal.
  • A medical team from Delaware arrived in Nepal to help with disaster relief efforts following a massive earthquake that killed thousands.
  • People gather in the streets of Nepal after a second major earthquake struck the country.

 

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