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August 18, 2012

Helicopter crash in Afghanistan Kills 11

Eleven people were killed Aug. 16 when their International Security Assistance Force helicopter crashed in southern Afghanistan, ISAF officials reported.

The crash killed four ISAF service members, three U.S. Afghanistan service members, three members of the Afghan national security forces and an Afghan civilian interpreter, officials said.

The cause of the crash is under investigation, and ISAF policy defers casualty identification procedures to the relevant national authorities.

 




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