Afghanistan: At least seven killed in helicopter crash

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October 10, 2016
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"An Afghan air force helicopter crashed in northern Afghanistan on Sunday, killing at least seven people on board, said Afghan Defence Ministry officials who described the crash as an accident. Four crew members and three soldiers were among the those killed in the crash of the Russian-made Mi-17 helicopter, said Defence Ministry spokesman Dawlat Waziri. 'An Afghan army helicopter crashed in northern Baghlan province due to some technical problem,' he said. 'An investigation is under way.' Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid however claimed the Islamist group's fighters had shot down the helicopter ..." (10/09/16)  

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