MAIDUGURI, Nigeria | Nigerian helicopter crashes while fighting Boko Haram

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MAIDUGURI, Nigeria—Jan 03, 2019—A Nigerian Air Force helicopter crashed in combat, as fighting raged against Boko Haram extremists for control of the strategic town of Baga in northeastern Nigeria, according to the military.

The helicopter crash occurred Wednesday, according to a tweet by air force spokesman, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola.
The fighting was at Damasak in Northern Borno state, he said, without giving details of the fate of the helicopter crew.

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