Afghan Taliban unearths buried American helicopter in Helmand

The helicopter was buried 13 years ago.

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Afghan Taliban unearths buried American helicopter in Helmand

KABUL: The Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan has unearthed a buried helicopter along with components and equipment.

As per local Afghan sources, the Helmand command of Afghan forces, on the directions of an Afghan municipality, discovered the American helicopter that was buried in the sand 13 years ago.

The Afghan military said the helicopter was still in good condition and was transferred to Kandahar province for further investigation.

Investigation underway

According to the local media, the helicopter has been transferred to the Kandahar province where thorough investigation is awaited.

The Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan has discovered scores of vehicles and ammunition since they took power in a bloodless coup in 2021.

The Kabul Frontline said the government attempted to unearth the helicopter last year but didn’t succeed. The Afghan military has not yet disclosed any information about the origin of the helicopter.

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