A United Nations MI-8 helicopter transporting wounded civilians from Bor, the capital of Jonglei state, arrives at the airport in Juba, South Sudan December 22, 2013. (AP Photo/UNMISS)
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Warring forces in South Sudan traded blame Wednesday for the crash of a U.N. helicopter in which three crew died, although investigations have yet to confirm if it was shot down.A U.N. team was investigating the wreckage of the Mi-8 helicopter Wednesday, but have made no comment on the cause of the crash, in which three were killed and one wounded.Earlier this month government troops there opened fire on a U.N. peacekeeping base sheltering 40,000 civilians, wounding a child and spraying bullets across the camp, during celebrations to mark a holiday.Rebel forces last week seized a U.N. helicopter carrying a cease-fire monitors.
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