A military helicopter crash kills ten Kenyan troops

a military helicopter crash kills ten kenyan troops
a military helicopter crash kills ten kenyan troops

The military and local media reported that at least 10 Kenyan soldiers were killed when a helicopter carrying them crashed near the capital Nairobi on Thursday.

Around 9 a.m., a Kenyan Air Force Mi 171 E helicopter crashed. (0600 GMT) in the county of Kajiado, the military said. At least 10 soldiers were killed and another 13 injured, local media reported, citing a government official in the region.

The injured were airlifted to a military hospital in Nairobi for treatment, the military said, adding that crash investigators were on the scene.

Officials said the soldiers were on a training mission.

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