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Afghanistan
Afghan army helicopter gunned down in Helmand
2020-01-26
[KhaamaPress] Afghan National Army (ANA) helicopter crashed down in Kajaki district of southern Helman province on Saturday, as a result of which four Afghan soldiers were maimed.

According to the 215 Maiwand Corps, the helicopter was shot down while landing, with no accurate information on who committed the shooting.

An unknown source within the Afghan cops reported that the Taliban
...Arabic for students...
bully boyz had brought down a chopper; however, the Taliban holy warrior group has not grabbed credit for the downing so far.

"The helicopter was on its way to Kajaki district to transport supplies for the Afghan forces." the source said. The source adds that two army soldiers had also bit the dust, and its pilots had severe injuries.

On the contrary, the front man of the Ministry of Defense Syed Ghafoor Ahmad Jawid in a statement said that the chopper had to make an emergency landing due to technical issues, and it did not leave any casualties.

Over the last couple of months, at least four helicopters of the Afghan forces were crashed down ‐ the first was claimed as a shot down by the Taliban in Farah, and the two others reportedly crashed during an emergency landing in Paktia and Paktika
...which coincidentally borders South Wazoo...
, and the last one brought down in Helmand
...an Afghan province populated mostly by Pashtuns, adjacent to Injun country in Pak Balochistan...
province.
Related:
Kajaki district: 2019-08-23 14 Taliban militants killed, multiple weapons caches destroyed in airstrikes, Special Forces raids
Kajaki district: 2019-08-22 22 Taliban, Haqqani network militants killed in Special Forces raids and airstrikes
Kajaki district: 2019-08-16 Airstrikes kill 15 Taliban militants, destroy caches of weapons in 4 provinces
Related:
Helmand: 2020-01-22 Khost Resident Claims NDS Killed Four Members of His Family
Helmand: 2020-01-18 Afghan military operations kill 8 Taliban militants
Helmand: 2020-01-19 Taliban Torch Police HQ in Zabul, '16 Policemen Surrendered'
Posted by:trailing wife

#1  Kajaki and the the dam, a bad area for a very long time.
Posted by: Besoeker   2020-01-26 08:28  

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