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Chopper crash kills 16 people in Afghanistan

The cause of the crash was not known, but it took place in an area where insurgents are active.
None | By United News of India, Kabul
UPDATED ON JUL 27, 2006 03:52 PM IST

All 16 people aboard a helicopter, including several foreigners, were killed in Wednesday's crash in rugged mountain terrain in southeastern Afghanistan, US-led coalition forces said.

The cause of the crash was not known, but it took place in an area where insurgents are active. At least two coalition soldiers were killed, a forces spokesman said on Thursday.

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