Four rockets hit Afghanistan’s Bagram airfield, destroying a helicopter belonging to the NATO-led forces and killing three Afghan personnel inside, a spokesman for the coalition said Tuesday.
Two personnel belonging to NATO’s International Security Assistance Force (ISAF), who were also in the helicopter, were wounded, the spokesman said.
The helicopter, which was on a ramp in the airfield when the rockets hit, was destroyed by the ensuing fire, an ISAF official told NBC News. The Taliban, in a text message to Reuters, claimed responsibility for the attack, saying they had fired rockets at the helicopter, which was on a ramp in the airfield.
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Image: Michael Walters/Flickr Four rockets hit Afghanistan's Bagram airfield, destroying a helicopter belonging to…
by Tactical-Life / Sep 12, 2012