2 NATO troops killed as copter explodes in Afghanistan

By ASSOCIATED PRESS
October 12, 2010 10:11

KABUL, Afghanistan — NATO announced that two people were killed and 10 others injured in an explosion aboard a coalition helicopter just after it landed in eastern Afghanistan on Tuesday.

NATO stated the helicopter, with about 26 people aboard, was already on the ground Tuesday when the blast occurred.The coalition said it was unclear what caused the explosion.

The 10 wounded NATO service members were evacuated to a medical facility.

The landing site, which was not disclosed, was secured by Afghan and coalition forces.


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