• publish: 21 February 2016
  • time: 10:10 am
  • category: Security&Crime
  • No: 3410
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US drone crashes in Southern Kandahar province

The U.S. Air Force says that one of its drones has crashed at a base in southern Afghanistan but there were no casualties and no hostile fire is suspected.

In a statement, Capt. Bryan L. Bouchard says the MQ-9 Reaper went down at Kandahar Airfield late Saturday. AP reported.

He says the cause is under investigation “but hostile fire was not a factor.”

Kandahar Airfield, the largest base in Afghanistan, is being renovated by the U.S.-NATO mission for mixed military and civilian use.

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