Eleven die in Macedonian military helicopter crash
( dpa ) - A Macedonian military helicopter crashed near the capital Skopje on Saturday, killing all 11 passengers, local media said.
The reports said that the helicopter, a Russian M-17, crashed about 10 kilometres south of Skopje and that all ten soldiers and the pilot were killed.
The cause of the crash is still unknown.
According to local reports, the soldiers were returning from Bosnia-Herzegovina, where they were participating in a EUFOR peacekeeping mission.