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Copter crash in Afghanistan kills two Americans

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A helicopter crash in eastern Afghanistan killed two American members of the Nato-led force on Tuesday, spokesmen said.

There were no reports of enemy activity in the area, said Captain Dan Einert, a spokesman for the Nato-led International Security Assistance Force. US military spokesman Colonel Thomas Collins said both the dead were from the United States.

The helicopter went down in Pachir Agam district of Nangarhar province, said Ahmad Zia Abdulzai, a spokesman for the governor’s office. No other details were immediately available.

This followed the killing of six American soldiers and a young female diplomat at the weekend in southern Afghanistan. Taliban claimed responsibilty for killing the US soldiers and the diplomat.

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