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Police officer dies after falling from helicopter in Badakhshan

Police officer dies after falling from helicopter in Badakhshan

Feb 23, 2019 - 18:14

FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): A police officer succumbed to injuries he sustained after falling from a helicopter in Ishkashim district of northeastern Badakhshan province on Saturday morning, an official said.

Police spokesman Sanullah Ruhani told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident happened when a Defence Ministry helicopter was carrying passengers from the district to Faizabad, the provincial capital, at around 9:30am this morning.

He said the police officer’s body had been shifted to the district hospital and would be later shifted to the provincial capital in another flight. He added investigation was underway to know how the officer fell.



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