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Mon Jan 27, 2020, 11:35 AM

U.S. military plane crashes in Afghanistan, Taliban claims responsibility

Source: Reuters

KABUL/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A plane which U.S. officials described as a small U.S. military aircraft crashed in a Taliban-controlled area of central Afghanistan on Monday, and the insurgent group claimed to have brought it down.

The U.S. officials, speaking on the condition of anonymity, said there were no indications so far that the plane had been brought down by enemy activity. One of the officials said there were believed to be fewer than 10 people on board.

Pictures and a video on social media purportedly from the crash site showed what could be the remains of a Bombardier E-11A aircraft.

Senior Afghan officials told Reuters the authorities had rushed local personnel to locate and identify the wreckage, in a mountainous area partly controlled by the Taliban. Reuters journalists filmed Afghan soldiers heading toward the snow-covered mountains where the plane crashed in Ghazni province.




Read more: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-afghanistan-airplane-crash/u-s-military-plane-crashes-in-afghanistan-taliban-claims-responsibility-idUSKBN1ZQ0WE

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Mon Jan 27, 2020, 11:37 AM

1. From RT



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Response to LiberalArkie (Reply #1)

Mon Jan 27, 2020, 01:35 PM

4. That's the actual airplane

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Mon Jan 27, 2020, 11:56 AM

2. I thought we were in bed with the Taliban now per Trump?

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Mon Jan 27, 2020, 12:50 PM

3. Woha,

will be interesting when the Passenger list is revealed. This could be a biggie.

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