A Helicopter Crashed in Afghanistan, Leaving 7 Dead

Incidents | October 16, 2019, Wednesday // 11:42|  views

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At least seven servicemеn in Afghanistan have been killed after the helicopter they were traveling with crashed, AFP reported.

According to the Afghan Ministry of Defense, the air force's MI-17 helicopter crashed due to "technical faults".

“All the seven crew members including four pilots were martyred in the incident,” the ministry said in a statement.

The helicopter was on its way to a training mission, traveling from an army base near the capital of Mazar-i-Sharif province, when it crashed on the outskirts of the city, officials said.


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