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8 killed or wounded in Parwan ANA copter crash

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8 killed or wounded in Parwan ANA copter crash

Sep 29, 2018 - 17:00

CHARKIAR (Pajhwok): At least eight Afghan National Army (ANA) crew were killed or wounded when their helicopter crashed in Koh Safi district of central Parwan province on Saturday, an official said.

Wahid Shahkar, Parwan governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News two ANA helicopters were landing in Mandiqo area of the district when one of them crashed due to a technical problem this morning.

Eight ANA personnel were either killed or wounded in the incident, she said without giving further details.

Alozai Ahmadi, commander of the Afghan Forces Coordination Center in Parwan, confirmed the helicopter crash, but provided no information about casualties.

However, a Talibaninfo-icon spokesman, Zabihullah Mujahid claimed that their fighters shot down the helicopter. He said all onboard Afghan commandos were killed in the incident.



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