(MENAFN - Saudi Press Agency)
Algiers Jumada II 19 1437 March 28 2016 SPA -- A military helicopter crashed in Algeria on Sunday killing 12 soldiers the Defence Ministry said.
In a statement the ministry said that a "technical failure" apparently caused the helicopter to crash Sunday between the towns of Adrar and Reggan in the Tamanrasset region.
The chief of staff of the Algerian armed forces ordered an investigation into the crash.
03:29 LOCAL TIME 00:29 GMT