A military helicopter carrying 11 Turkish soldiers, including senior officers, crashed in the province of Giresun in the Black Sea region of northern Turkey on Tuesday, the private news agency Dogan reported.

It said a brigadier-general, a colonel and two majors were among those on board when the helicopter crashed as it flew to meet locals marking the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

There was no immediate information on casualties or the cause of the crash. Rescue teams are trying to reach the wreckage.

Author: Cerebral Lemon