Friday, August 17, 2012
Kandahar (BNA) seven NATO forces and three Afghan soldiers were martyred in crash of a copter in Kandahar province yesterday. This event occurred in the Shahwali Kot district of Kandahar province yesterday morning. An Afghan interpreter is included killing of this event. Jaweed Faisal spokesman of Kandahar governor in contact with BNA confirmed crashing of this military copter and said, seven NATO military and an Afghan interpreter and three Afghan soldiers have been martyred in this event. It is said that these soldiers were lost their lives while air patrolling. Still, the detail crashing of this copter has not clear. Spokesman of Kandahar governor said that a team has been dispatched for evaluating of this case to Shahwali Kot district. Faisal not rejects terrorist attack in this event but said the details of this crash will clear after evaluating. Four American soldiers were killed in this event but no report on hand about the three NATO soldiers. The spokesman of Kandahar governor said that this copter crashed in non-residential palace and the civilians had no casualties but the Medias reported that this copter crashed in the residential area and caused killing of a civilian. The NATO soldiers said nothing about this event. This is bloody event during the recent year for foreign forces in Afghanistan. With killing of this seven NATO soldiers, the casualties of foreign militaries in the current year in Afghanistan reached to 335.