A military helicopter crashed at the capital: many of the victims, the President issued an urgent statement

Военный вертолет рухнул под столицей: много погибших, президент выступил со срочным заявлением

A military helicopter crashed, killing seven people

About it reports Reuters.

A military helicopter crashed in Venezuela near the capital Caracas, in Onepoto.

The Ministry of defense of Venezuela reports that a military helicopter crashed for unknown reason, when going from the capital of the West-Central state of Cojedes. On Board were the officers: three captains, two majors and two Lieutenant colonels.

A statement regarding the death of the helicopter crew were made by the Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro in his Twitter account:

“I deeply regret this incident and extend our heartfelt condolences to their families and friends,” he wrote.

The President this day was in Cojedes, watching military exercises.

Maduro expressed hope that the exercise will help the country in confrontation with the United States.

The government of Venezuela is studying the circumstances for which a military helicopter crashed.

Recall, the coup in Venezuela: against the people to use weapons, there is an urgent statement.

As reported Politeka, a military coup began: soldiers crushed the people with armored cars.

Also Politeka wrote that declared a state of emergency, “the situation is catastrophic”.