Helicopter Crash: Toll Rises to Five


Kabul: NATO says five people have been killed and five others injured in a helicopter crash on its base in the Afghan capital, Kabul.

The alliance says the incident is under investigation. The nationalities of those killed and injured were not released, according to protocol.

The balloon was severed from its mooring in the incident, he said, without providing further details.An Afghan security guard said the military helicopter appeared to strike the balloon as it was landing.