NATO Says 4 Troops Die In Helicopter Crash

NATO says 4 international troops have been killed in a helicopter crash in southern Afghanistan.

Australian Air Chief Marshal Angus Houston said three were Australian soldiers and that seven other Australian soldiers were wounded, two of them badly.

A NATO statement says there is no indication of "enemy involvement" in Monday's crash.

Australia has some 1,500 troops in Afghanistan alongside NATO forces. Monday's deaths take Australia's military death toll in Afghanistan to 16.


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