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Two Tunisian soldiers killed in helicopter crash
Military helicopter crash/Pixabay

The CGTN reported as per the AFP that the Tunisian defense ministry said, two soldiers were killed in a helicopter crash on Monday, one instantly and the other of his wounds in a hospital. 

The military helicopter crashed in the early afternoon during a routine mission in the northern Tunisia region of Bizerte. 

Defense ministry spokesman Mohamed Ze kri told AFP: "The copilot was killed during the crash and the pilot, who was severely injured, was swiftly transported to the regional hospital in Bizerte, where he died."

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In early October, three Tunisian soldiers were killed in a helicopter crash during a nighttime training exercise in the southern region of Gabes.

Source: CGTN