A helicopter of the Afghan military has made an emergency landing in southern Kandahar province of Afghanistan, the local officials said.

According to the provincial security officials, the incident has taken place in the vicinity of Maruf district of Kandahar.

The officials further added that the helicopter caught fire after making emergency landing but no one has been killed or injured in the incident.

In the meantime, another security source says a number of people have died or have sustained injuries in the incident.

Officials in the Ministry of Defense confirm the incident and are saying that two people have died in the incident while two others have sustained injuries.

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