At least five people were injured when a foreign contractor helicopter crashed in Kabul on Sunday afternoon.
Afghan Ministry of Defense (MoD) has confirmed the incident and said the incident occurred late Sunday. According to officials the helicopter crashed at the Marshal Fahim Military Academy near Qambar square in Kabul city.
The spokesman for the MoD, Dawlat Waziri, said the helicopter crashed shortly after take off from the army base.
He said the five people on board were injured but all are in a stable condition.
Waziri said that all the injured were foreigners. He did not however give further details.
Reports claim that the helicopter is owned and operated by a private company which was contracted to assist at a construction site at the academy.