An Afghan military helicopter crashes in the country’s eastern Nangarhar province on Tuesday night, killing two people, the Defense Ministry said on Wednesday.
The crash happened due to technical issues as the helicopter was taking off in Hesarak district, MoD said in a statement.
Two people who were killed in the crash were a crew member and a policeman, the statement said. Two others were also wounded in the incident, it said.
Ataullah Khogyani, a spokesman for Nangarhar governor, said that it was an Mi-17 helicopter that crashed.