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ANA chopper makes emergency landing in Helmand

ANA chopper makes emergency landing in Helmand

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Mar 18, 2016 - 12:58

LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): A helicopter of Afghan security forces made an emergency landing in Nad Ali district of southern Helmand province, an official said on Friday.

The copter made hard landing on Thursday night due to technical failures during an operation by Afghan security personnel in a desert, the commander of 215th Maiwand Military Corps, Maj. Gen. Moeen Faqir, told Pajhwok Afghan News.

No one was hurt in the incident and the technical team has been trying to resolve the technical problem of the helicopter, he said.

However, A Talibaninfo-icon spokesman, Qari Yousuf Ahmadi claimed that Taliban fighters shot down the helicopter in Seh Shanbe Maila area near the Shne Jamay locality of Nad Ali district, killing all onboard personnel.

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