2 Americans killed in copter crash in Afghanistan

— NATO forces say a helicopter has crashed in southern Afghanistan, killing 2 US service members who were aboard.

NATO says it is investigating tdhe cause of the crash. Spokeswoman Lt. Commander Katie Kendrick says hostile fire has not been ruled out.

Taliban spokesman Qari Yousef Ahmadi says the helicopter was shot down by their forces.

A spokesman for the provincial government of southern Helmand province, Daoud Ahmadi, says the helicopter went down in the area of Lashkar Gah, the biggest city in the province.

  • Discuss
  • Print

Related Stories

Comments » 0

Be the first to post a comment!

Share your thoughts

Comments are the sole responsibility of the person posting them. You agree not to post comments that are off topic, defamatory, obscene, abusive, threatening or an invasion of privacy. Violators may be banned. Click here for our full user agreement.

Comments can be shared on Facebook and Yahoo!. Add both options by connecting your profiles.

Features