ISAF chopper damaged in Taliban attack
The incident took place on Monday afternoon when militants fired at the copter supporting Afghan security forces in Ala Sai district, the ISAF Joint Command (IJC) media office said in a statement.
“The helicopter safely returned to a nearby ISAF installation, where it was inspected and confirmed to have received two bullet strikes,” the statement added.
No personnel were harmed in the attack and the helicopter was currently undergoing repairs, it continued.
But a Taliban spokesman, Zabihullah Mujahid, claimed the fighters downed the helicopter in Tagab district and around 20 Germen troops on board were killed.
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