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In the South-East of Colombia missing helicopter of the armed forces

The helicopter armed forces of Colombia disappeared in the South-East of the country, said the military command.

"From three o'clock in the morning (11.00 GMT) on Tuesday lost contact with the helicopter UH-60 Black Hawk, who participated in the operation air support in the town of Mitu in the Department of Vaupés", - said in a statement.

According to the command of the division's attack aircraft of the Colombian armed forces, on Board the helicopter were six people, including the aircraft commander in the rank of major and his aide with the rank of captain.

In the region powered the required protocols to deploy search and rescue operations.