Turkish soldiers wounded in Afghan copter crash / PHOTO

A helicopter carrying Turkish troops crash landed southwest of the Afghan capital Kabul on Tuesday, injuring two soldiers, a Turkish military spokesman said.

Turkish soldiers wounded in Afghan copter crash / PHOTO

A helicopter carrying Turkish troops crash landed southwest of the Afghan capital Kabul on Tuesday, injuring two soldiers, a Turkish military spokesman said.

Major Ismail Meric, a spokesman for the Turkish contingent in the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF), said nobody was killed in the incident. He said the helicopter was operated by a contractor.


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The international force described the aircraft as an ISAF helicopter.

"An ISAF helicopter crashed today in Wardak province. According to initial reports, there were no fatalities and all ISAF service members on board were medically evacuated to nearby ISAF medical treatment facilities," the ISAF said in a statement.


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"There are no indications enemy activity caused the incident. The incident is under investigation."

Earlier, the spokesman for the governor of Maidan Wardak province, Shahidullah Shahid, said one Turkish soldier had been killed and three injured when the helicopter crashed into a mountain.

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Güncelleme Tarihi: 23 Mart 2010, 17:01

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Tughluq
Tughluq - 13 yıl Önce

We pray for them to recover soon.

K
K - 13 yıl Önce

I wish they were killed

Melek
Melek - 13 yıl Önce

Allahtan acil sifalar dilerim. May God speed the recovery of the soldiers.

Melek
Melek - 13 yıl Önce

Bring our Turkish soldiers back to their motherland Turkiye. Turk Askerlerimizi vatanimiza geri getirin.
Amerikanin cikari icin Mehmetciklerimizin kanini dokmek gunah yanlis!