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PublishDate: Tuesday, April 3, 2012 15:31

US-led NATO helicopter makes emergency landing in Afghanistan

The US-led forces announced they have launched an investigat

The US-led forces announced that they have launched an investigation into the Tuesday incident without mentioning any specific details Press TV reported.

Earlier on Monday, Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid claimed that the militant group shot down an American helicopter in the Andar district in the eastern province of Ghazni on Sunday, killing at least 14 US soldiers.

Several choppers belonging to the US-led military forces have been downed in recent months in the war-torn country.

The foreign troops are frequently targeted by the Taliban militants in Afghanistan.

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