A commercial helicopter contracted by the U.S. was shot down by missile fire Thursday north of the Iraqi capital, the Bulgarian Defense Ministry said. All nine people on board were killed, including three Bulgarians, officials said.
"The helicopter was shot by missile fire around 2 p.m. local time," a Defense Ministry statement said. The ministry did not provide the nationalities of the six others killed when the helicopter crashed.
Ukrainians are fleeing the cities that could be taken by the Russian army. Apartment prices have already dropped by as much as 50 percent in Kharkiv. Housing sales have increased in Odessa as well, even if compared to 2022