A woman works in front of her house on the outskirts of Kathmandu, Nepal, May 15, 2015. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood
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The wreckage of a U.S. military helicopter lost on an earthquake relief mission in Nepal was found Friday high on a mountainside, with all eight on board presumed dead, U.S. officials said.A U.S. search team identified the wreckage as that of the missing Marines UH-1Y Huey helicopter deployed after the Himalayan state was hit by a massive earthquake last month that killed more than 8,000 people.The Huey went missing while it was distributing aid Tuesday, the day a strong aftershock hit Nepal and killed more than 100 people.After a three-day search the Huey was spotted near the village of Ghorthali at an altitude of 11,200 ft (3,400 m), an army general told Reuters earlier, as helicopters and Nepali ground troops converged on the crash site.Nepal mobilized 600 soldiers to search for the missing Huey.
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