In the fall of a military helicopter in the Turkish province of Giresun killed six people, reports CNN Turk, citing informed sources.
At the same time, the mayor of the province Kerim AKS told reporters that seven people were injured varying degrees of severity.
About a helicopter crash in the North of the country earlier, reported Reuters, citing Turkish news Agency Dogan. It was said that on Board the helicopter were 11 people. However, according to specified data, on Board were 15 people — eight officers, four crew members and three children.
The Prime Minister of Turkey Binali Yildirim, the TV channel NTV announced that the version of terrorist attack is not considered. According to preliminary data, the helicopter crashed due to bad weather conditions, but the exact cause is still unknown. He added that some of the victims were hospitalized.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan expressed regret for the victims and survivors of the crash of the helicopter.
Dogan had previously said that the military was flying to meet the locals who celebrate the end of the Muslim Holy month of Ramadan.