US soldier dies in Afghanistan helicopter crash

ANI | Updated: Oct 28, 2017 21:35 IST

Kabul [Afghanistan], October 28 (ANI): A United States service member has been killed and six other crew members have been injured in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan's Logar province.

"A U.S. service member has died as a result of injuries sustained during a helicopter crash in Logar province, late Friday evening," reported Khaama Press, quoting the NATO-led Resolute Support mission's statement.

The six wounded US crew members are receiving medical treatment.

The statement said the crash was not a result of enemy action.

"We can confirm the crash was not the result of enemy action. We have full accountability of all personnel and the crash site has been secured," the statement further added.

The circumstances of the crash are being investigated.

Commander of the Resolute Support General John Nicholson expressed deep sadness and extended heartfelt sympathies to fallen comrade's friends and family, reported Khaama Press. (ANI)