The Ministry of Defense (MoD) confirmed that a military helicopter made an emergency landing in North-eastern Takhar province.

According to a statement released by MoD, the Mi-17 helicopter belonging to the Afghan military, made an emergency landing in Taloqan city on Thursday.

The statement further added that the helicopter has likely made an emergency landing due to bad weather conditions.

However, the defense ministry said it will investigate the incident to ascertain the exact cause of the incident.

The Ministry of Defense also added that the helicopter made the emergency landing in a safe area and no one on-board, including the pilots of the helicopter sustained injuries.

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