At least 15 killed after 2 army helicopters collide in Afghanistan: report


KABUL October 14 (online): At least 15 people were killed when two Afghan air force helicopters collided in Nawa district in the southern province of Helmand, Afghanistan.
The accident occurred in Nawa-i-Barakzayi district, southwest of the provincial capital LashkarGah, the report said.
The province has been the scene of heavy clashes in recent days after hundreds of Taliban from two neighbouring provinces joined local militants and tried to capture LashkarGah.
On September 24, an Afghan Air Force attack helicopter crashed due to technical failure in northern Baghlan province, killing two pilots.