The international military force in Afghanistan says seven American troops are among the 11 people who died in a Blackhawk helicopter crash in the country’s south. A Taliban spokesman says the insurgents shot down the aircraft but the NATO-led force said it is still investigating the cause.
A spokesman for the alliance, Jamie Graybeal, said seven American service members were among the dead in Thursday’s crash of a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter. He said four Afghans died — a civilian interpreter and three members of the Afghan security forces.
Graybeal declined to give any details of the aircraft’s mission.
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The international military force in Afghanistan says seven American troops are among the 11 people…
by Tactical-Life / Aug 16, 2012