Helicopter Crash Kills 9 Soldiers in North Colombia

A tragic helicopter crash in the rural area of Guaraperia village, Bolivar region, resulted in the deaths of one general and eight soldiers in northern Colombia. The incident occurred during a military operation targeting the “Clan del Golfo,” a notorious drug and paramilitary group. Colombian President Gustavo Petro took to X to express his profound sadness over the loss of the soldiers. An investigation into the crash has been initiated. This accident adds to a series of fatal helicopter crashes involving military personnel in Colombia since the start of the year.–News Desk