A bomb blast and a helicopter crash in Afghanistan have killed 12 people, including five soldiers
KABUL: Nine people, including five security personnel, were killed when an Afghan Army helicopter crashed and a bomb exploded on a bus.
According to the Afghan Ministry of Defense, a military helicopter MI-17 crashed due to a landing in Maidan Wardak province, killing nine people, including five security personnel, while an investigation into the incident has been launched.
According to Afghan sources, four military helicopters were carrying supplies and food items in Behsud district. However, unidentified persons fired a rocket during the landing, which caused a helicopter to crash. However, authorities have not yet confirmed the rocket attack. Of
Meanwhile, a bus carrying government employees was blown up in the capital Kabul, killing three people and injuring 11 others, who were rushed to a hospital. No group has claimed responsibility for the blast.