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In Slovakia 4 dead as rescue helicopter crashes

Three rescuers and a patient have been reportedly killed in central Slovakia when a rescue helicopter.

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A rescue helicopter crashed in central Slovakia on Wednesday night, killing three rescuers and a patient aboard, a spokeswoman for the private rescue service Air Transport Europe said.

Rescuers found the helicopter and four bodies on Thursday morning in Strelniky, a mountainous area near Banska Bystrica, around 240 kilometres east of the capital, Bratislava.

The spokeswoman could not give any details on the cause of the crash.

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