17 soldiers dead when helicopter crashes in Kenya

17 soldiers dead when helicopter crashes in Kenya
# 24 June 2021 16:22 (UTC +04:00)

A police official in Kenya says 17 soldiers have died when the helicopter they were travelling in for a training exercise crashed in the outskirts of the capital, Nairobi, APA reports citing East Oregonean.

Six people with severe injuries were rescued from the scene in Ole-Tepesi in Kajiado county, the officer said Thursday. The officer spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak to the media.

Kenya’s military confirmed the crash but did not give details. It does not like to make public reports of significant losses.

 

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