KABUL (AFP) - A US-led coalition forces helicopter crashed in eastern Afghanistan, causing "minor injuries" to two soldiers on board, the force said Thursday.
The chopper crashed Wednesday in Kunar province which shares a border with neighbouring Pakistan. The cause of the crash was not immediately known.
"A coalition forces helicopter crashed Wednesday in Kunar province. No coalition forces Soldiers were seriously injured and all have been returned safely from the incident," a coalition statement said.
A spokesman for the troops said there were only two soldiers on board and they had "minor injuries".
On June 5 two coalition soldiers were killed when a helicopter on a routine maintenance mission crashed near the southern city of Kandahar. The cause of the crash was not known.
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