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Two killed in helicopter crash

A Frenchman and a Spaniard have been killed in a helicopter crash in Algeria, officials in the north African nation said.

Local officials in the Boumerdes region east of the capital said a third person is in a coma after the crash in the town of Corso.

The victims were technicians performing maintenance on electric lines in the Boumerdes area.

Officials said their helicopter hit an electric line and crashed to the ground.

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