31 Aug '17, 1am

NATO refutes Taliban claim it shot down US helicopter

The Taliban claimed to shoot down a US helicopter during an operation in the eastern Afghan province of Logar today. However, Resolute Support – NATO’s mission in Afghanistan – claimed the aircraft made “a precautionary landing for a maintenance issue.” The Taliban made the claim on its propaganda website, Voice of Jihad. Mujahideen of the Islamic Emirate shot down U.S invaders’ helicopter gunship over Logar province of Afghanistan last night, killing all those aboard the chopper, Al-Emarah News said Wednesday. The initial reports from the scene said the helicopter was on a mission to raid and bomb out Mujahideen positions on the outskirts of Pol-e-Alam city, the capital of Logar province and it was shot down while it was attempting to drop off military personnel. This came after the combined U.S invaders and their puppets tried to break through Mujahideen positions in Das...

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