6 US Troops Killed in Afghanistan Chopper Crash

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Six US troops were killed in a helicopter crash on Tuesday in southern Afghanistan.

6 US Troops Killed in Afghanistan Chopper Crash

Other media reported the troops were NATO members; Fox News confirmed the troops were part of the NATO force but were Americans.

“The cause of the crash is under investigation,” NATO said in a statement reported by Fox News. “However, initial reporting indicates there was no enemy activity in the area at the time.”

Military officials suspect engine failure is the cause of the crash, CNN reported.

Reuters reported they’re part of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) and that the death toll is the highest to hit this force in months.

 

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