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Army helicopter carrying Northern Army Commander makes emergency landing in Poonch

The landing was made after a technical glitch was reported.

SNS | New Delhi |

Indian Army’s Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH) carrying seven people including Northern Army Commander Lt General Ranbir Singh made an emergency landing in Mandi area of Poonch, Jammu and Kashmir at 2 pm on Thursday.

The helicopter is believed to have developed a technical snag due to which it  crash-landed in Poonch district, officials said. Northern Army commander Lt Gen Ranbir Singh was part of the nine-member crew, including two pilots. No casualties have been reported so far, officials said.

This is a developing story.