Kuwait confirms chief of staff safe after helicopter crash in Bangladesh

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Kuwait Army Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Mohammad Khaled Al-Kheder

Kuwait City — Chief of General Staff of Kuwait Armed Forces Lt. Gen. Mohammad Khaled Al-Kheder is safe following a helicopter crash in Bangladesh, an official statement said on Wednesday.

Kheder was part of a high-level army delegation paying a courtesy call to the Bangladesh Army Chief of Staff Gen. Abu Belal Muhammad on Tuesday.

Only one person on board had minor injuries.

The KUNA news agency said the helicopter came down Wednesday in trees because of thick fog in northeastern Bangladesh. — Al Arabiya English


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