US drone crashes in Ghazni
The Ariel Vehicle (UAV) went down late on Wednesday after developing a technical fault, the Bagram based US forces told Pajhwok Afghan News.
A search operation had been launched in Gero district to find the wreckage, they said.
But a Taliban spokesman, Zabihullah Mujahid, claimed the fighters shot down the drone in Musakhel area of Gero district. Mujahid said they seized the debris.
Khial Mohammad, a resident, said the plane crashed late in the night and the Taliban took away its remains in the morning.
Download “Pajhwok” mobile App, on your smartphone to read and access latest news, features, interviews, videos and photos about Afghanistan.