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Five foreigners wounded as helicopter crashes in Kabul

The defence ministry spokesperson said the helicopter crashed shortly after take-off on Sunday in what appeared to be an accident. He did not provide the nationalities of the wounded.

world Updated: Mar 04, 2018 18:28 IST
Associated Press, Kabul

An Afghan official says a helicopter crashed inside a military academy in Kabul, wounding five foreign nationals on board.

Gen. Dawlat Waziri, the defence ministry spokesman, said the helicopter crashed shortly after take-off on Sunday in what appeared to be an accident. He did not provide the nationalities of the wounded, but said they were in stable condition.

Capt. Tom Gresback, a spokesman for international forces, said it was not a US or NATO helicopter, and that no NATO forces were among the wounded, without providing further information.

First Published: Mar 04, 2018 18:28 IST