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Colombian Congressman Killed in Helicopter Crash

A Colombian congressman and five other people have been killed in a helicopter crash in the mountains about 40 kilometers north of Bogota.

Authorities say there was bad weather in the department of Cundinamarca where the helicopter crashed, killing all on board.

Congressman Roberto Camacho belonged to the Conservative party and was a close ally of Colombian President Alvaro Uribe.

Former Cundinamarca Deputy Governor Adolfo Leon was also killed in the crash.

Some information for this report provided by AP and Reuters.