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Six police officers were injured when the chopper crashed in Meru on June 13, 2020.

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6 Officers injured as police chopper crashes in Meru

NAIROBI, Kenya June 13 – A police chopper crashed in Meru Saturday morning, injuring six police officers.

Police Spokesman Charles Owino said the chopper was carrying security personnel from Eastern, who were heading to Sololo in Marsabit for a security meeting.

“The officers have been rushed to Meru Level Five hospital but plans are underway to airlift them for specialised treatment,” he said.

Those injured include the Eastern Regional County Commissioner and Police Chief.

The police chopper crashed in Kaithe Kithoka area in Meru, injuring six police officers.

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