Report: U.S. helicopter hit by bullets in S Philippines

The mayor of a Philippine town said that an American military helicopter was shot at and suffered damage when it flew above the south Philippines, local media reported Tuesday.

Report: U.S. helicopter hit by bullets in S Philippines

Unkaya Pukan Mayor Joel Maturan said he received reports the helicopter was supposed to ferry American troops to his town to sign a memorandum of agreement for a road repair project when it reportedly came under fire at 7 a.m. Monday, the online edition of Philippine Daily Inquirer said.

The Philippine Army and the Joint Special Operations Task Force Philippines have not released any information despite queries made Tuesday morning, the report said.

The nature and the source of the bullets fired at the U.S. helicopter were still unknown.


Agencies

Güncelleme Tarihi: 18 Aralık 2007, 15:21
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