Tuesday, December 27, 2011 – NATO-led International Security Assistance Force officials in eastern Khost announced to discover the crash site of a NATO drone which made an emergency landing this morning.

According to a press release by NATO-led International Security Assistance Force, the crash site was found with the cooperation of the Afghan security forces and efforts have been put in place to bring back the crashed drone to NATO base.

According to reports, the main motive behind the emergency landing of the NATO drone was described a mechanical deficit but the Taliban group claimed that the drone was shot by their fighters in Ahmadabad district of eastern Paktia province.

Afghan officials deny Taliban claims to shoot down the NATO drone.


  • Ahmad Shah Ghani Zada is the former Senior Editor of Khaama Press Agency who managed and overlooked the English edition. He is occasionally contributing stories to the agency.