Pajhwok Afghan News

ANA chopper crashes in Logar, killing 3 soldiers

PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Three Afghan National Army soldiers were killed and a fourth injured on Sunday when a helicopter they were traveling in crash-landed in central Logar province, an official said.

The Afghan National Army (ANA)’s helicopter went down in Mohammad Agha district at around 1pm during a training flight due to technical failures, provincial crime branch chief, Lt. Col. Mohammad Jan Abid, told Pajhwok Afghan News.

Three ANA soldiers onboard the MI-17c were killed and a fourth sustained injuries in the mishap that occurred in Shikar Qala area, he said.

The ANA 303rd special unit is stationed in the remote part of the Mohmmad Agha district.

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