Military chopper crashes in north Pakistan, kills 4

Military chopper crashes in north Pakistan, killing all four aboard

The chopper crashed due to technical glitches

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A Pakistani army helicopter on a rescue mission crashed overnight, killing all four aboard, the military said on Sunday.

The military said the helicopter was transporting the body of a soldier who died after getting trapped in an avalanche when it crashed Saturday evening in the northern Minimarg area of Astore district due to technical reasons.

The dead included the pilot, co-pilot and two soldiers.