Five NATO troops killed in helicopter crash


Five members of NATO-led foreign forces in Afghanistan have died in a helicopter crash, NATO says.

The crash took place in southern Afghanistan on Monday, said the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in a statement.

“Initial reporting indicates there was no enemy activity in the area at the time of the incident,” it said.

The nationalities of those killed were not given. US, British and Australian troops operate in the area.