A Kenyan military helicopter crashed in the Kajiado region near the capital Nairobi on Thursday.

Iran Press/Africa: The Kenyan military says 10 Kenyan soldiers were killed and 13 others were injured in the incident.

The Kenya Air Force Mi 171 E helicopter crashed at around 9 a.m. (0600 GMT) in the county of Kajiado, the military said in a statement. At least 10 of the troops were killed and another 13 injured, domestic media reported, citing a government administrator in the area.

According to military officials, the soldiers on board the helicopter were sent to the area on a training mission.

The cause of the crash is still unknown. An investigation has begun to uncover the reasons behind this incident. 219