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    Unmanned aircraft crashes in Bamyan

    BAMYAN (Pajhwok): An unmanned aircraft, assumed to be belonging to foreign forces, crashed in the Shibar district of central Bamyan province on Wednesday, officials said.

    The district's admnistrative chief, Muhamamd Azeem Fareed, told Pajhwok the pilotless crashed in the vicinity of Pae More this afternoon. Quoting eyewitnesses, he said the aircraft hit the mountains before falling.

    The International Security and Assistance Force (ISAF) not yet commented on the incident. Such incidents occur in the south and east but it is the first time an unmanned aircraft has crashed in Bamyan province.

    Brig. General Khudayar Qudsi, the provincial police chief, said remains of the aircraft had been taken into custody for investigation.

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