On Wednesday, West of Baghdad, militants of the «Islamic state» was shot down Iraqi military helicopter, killing at least one person. This is the second helicopter lost by the Iraqi army in the last two days, reports «al Arabiya».
The Bell helicopter was shot down near Fallujah from a heavy machine gun DShK. One crew member died on the spot, the second was seriously wounded. According to local police, the wounded pilot did not survive, however this information has not received official confirmation.
«Islamic state» published a statement that both of the helicopter in the last two days were shot down by is militants.