13 May '18, 7pm

Afghan Taliban shot down Military Helicopter

The Taliban posted a video of its fighters blowing up an Afghan military helicopter as it landed on a mountaintop base. It is unclear where or when the video was shot. It appears an IED is planted inside the military outpost, and it appears to have been detonated remotely. This isn't the first time this type of attack has taken place in Afghanistan. A similar attack took place in Kunar province in April 2016. (The video recent video does not appear to be of the same attack). You can see images and my writeup of that attack here: https://www.longwarjournal.org/arch...helicopter-in-ied-attack-on-military-base.php

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