Helicopter mistakenly fires on parked vehicles in Russia war games: media

Helicopter mistakenly fires on parked vehicles in Russia war games: mediaA military helicopter on a rural training exercise in western Russia mistakenly fired rockets at a group of parked vehicles, knocking at least one person to the ground, footage posted by Russian news sites and on social media showed. A video clip published on Tuesday by the independent news site Fontanka.ru showed a helicopter firing a salvo of rockets at a military truck covered in camouflage netting in open countryside, with three vehicles with no military markings visible, parked a few meters away. Russia is currently staging the “Zapad 2017″ war games in the area, major exercises on NATO’s eastern flank that were inspected on Monday by Russian President Vladimir Putin.



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