An MD-530F helicopter of the Afghan Army crashed into a river in the city of Pul-e-Khumri in Baghlan province. Both pilots were killed. Media sources said the cause of the crash was a technical problem.
Other recent developments in Afghanistan include:
- A local police commander was reportedly killed in a Taliban attack in the northeast of Badakhshan province;
- President Ashraf Ghani and Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan agreed on an urgent need for a ceasefire via telephone call. Ghani invited Khan to pay an official visit to Afghanistan;
- At least two people were killed in the shooting at a wedding party in Kabul;
- According to local officials, the troops besieged in the Dehradun and Gizab districts in Uruzgan province risk to suffer heavy casualties and the district will fall if military aid does not reach the region.
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