Feb 08, 2019 18:40 Asia/Tehran
  • Afghan helicopter brought down by Taliban

Taliban insurgents have shot down an Afghan army helicopter, killing all people on board.

Iran Press/Asia: Taliban announced in a statement that the group's fighters have shot down an Afghan army helicopter in 'Seyyed Abad' city in 'Meydan Vardak' province.

It is said that all people on board the chopper were killed, Iran Press reported.

The people of Afghanistan have faced daily insecurity for more than 17 years after the United States and its allies invaded the country as part of Washington’s so-called 'war on terrorism'.

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Although the Taliban militant group was removed from power as a result of the invasion, the country remains occupied by foreign military forces and many areas of the country suffer from insecurity.

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