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A military helicopter shot outside the safe zone in Chita

A military helicopter shot outside the safe zone in Chita
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In Chita, a Mi-8 military helicopter fired off the airfield. This fact is being verified.

According to the press service of the Eastern Military District (BBO), the incident occurred on March 14 at the Cheryomushki airfield. A single involuntary shot outside the safe zone occurred while serving a 23-mm aircraft gun of the Mi-8 helicopter on the ground.

According to the agency, there are no casualties. The local media report that the apartment building in Chita turned out to be slightly damaged. According to the press service of the BBO, the command of the military unit is interacting with local authorities on the issue of compensation for damage.

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