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Mexico: Minister helicopter's crash kills 13 on ground

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Mexico Minister helicopter crash

A military helicopter carrying top Mexican officials has crashed while assessing damage from a powerful earthquake, killing at least 13 people on the ground, according to authorities.

Twelve people died at the scene after the pilot lost control shortly before landing in the southern state of Oaxaca and another person later died in hospital, prosecutors said on Saturday. 

Among the dead were three children, while 15 people were injured.


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