Russia: Army Helicopter Air to Ground Missile Hits Spectators

Posted on September 20, 2017

Russian army rocket ‘hits spectators’

A Russian army helicopter has accidentally fired a rocket at bystanders, according to Russian regional news website 66.RU.

It says the incident occurred during a military drill in western Russia on Sunday or Monday. The Russian army acknowledged that the footage was genuine and that a missile had been accidentally fired. But it a denied that the incident occurred during the ongoing security exercises, and said no-one had been hurt.

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