At least 8 feared dead in Afghan military chopper crash


KABUL – At least eight people were killed or wounded after an army helicopter crashed before dawn in central province of Parwan on Saturday.

Citing Wahidi Shahkar, a spokesman for Parwan provincial government, the Afghan media said the incident happened in Koh-e-Safi district of Parwan province around 02:00 a.m. local time, and “eight Afghan forces were killed or injured.”

She said a helicopter belonging to the armed forces crashed in Koh Safi district, leaving at least eight personnel of the armed forces dead or wounded.

Parwan has been among the relatively calm provinces in the North of Afghanistan but the security situation of the province has deteriorated during the recent years.

This is a developing story and will be updated soon.



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