Wednesday, November 28, 2012

NATO drone crash in western Herat province

According to local authorities in wester Herat province of Afghanistan, a NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) drone crashed in Pashtun Zarghoon district on Tuesday night.
Provincial security chief Gen. Abdul Hamid Hamidi confirming the report said a drone belonging to NATO troops crashed in Taqcha and Taqanko area at Pashtun Zarghoon district which is under the control of the Taliban militants.

He said the drone was busy with taking pictures of the area when the incident took place.

Mr. Hamidi said the main reason behind the crash is not known yet and investigations have been launched in this regard.

In the meantime reports suggest that the drone belonged to NATO-led Spanish troops and crashed due to technical issues.

Zarghoon Pashtun district is located 100KM towards south-east of Herat city and militants are actively operating in Taqcha and Taqanko areas.

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By Sajad - Wed Nov 28, 11:43 am

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