Helicopter Crashed in US Grand Canyon, 3 British Tourists Killed

Three British tourists were killed in a helicopter crash in the Grand Canyon, United States (US). The helicopter on board the three tourists crashed on the air for a scenic tour.

As reported by AFP Monday (12/2/2018), three other Britons and the helicopter pilot were injured in the incident occurred on Saturday (10/2) evening, at around 5:20 pm local time. The UK Foreign Office confirmed this report in its statement.

"We support the families of six British citizens who were involved in a helicopter crash at the Grand Canyon on February 10, and we continue to communicate closely with the US emergency service," said one interpreter (19459012)

US Military Helicopter Attack Kills 7 Iraqi Civilians

A US military helicopter pounded several vehicles in Iraq's al-Anbar province. At least 7 civilians were killed and 11 others wounded in the attack.

Local media reported as reported by Press TV, Saturday (27/1/2018), the attack occurred in the west Ramadhan, capital of Anbar province.

According to Iraqi television, Alsumaria citing Iraqi security officials, the US military helicopter has attacked several civilian vehicles in the al-Baghdadi area of ​​Ramadi.

] Alsumaria reported that the city's chief al-Baghdadi and his police chief were among the wounded. Both are seriously reported.

Not yet clear why the attack happened. So far there has been no comment from the US military on the attack.

The United States has been leading a coalition of its allies in military operations to combat ISIS terrorist groups in Iraq. The Iraqi government has officially announced the end of its operation against ISIS in December 2017. However ISIS pockets are reportedly still active in rural areas of the country.

(ita / ita)

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