Afghanistan: 2 killed, 10 wounded in helicopter explosion

The landing site has been secured by Afghan and coalition forces.

Last Updated: Oct 12, 2010, 14:39 PM IST

Kabul: NATO says two people have been killed and 10 others injured in an explosion aboard a coalition helicopter just after it landed in eastern Afghanistan.

NATO says the helicopter, with about 26 people aboard, was already on the ground on Tuesday when the blast occurred.

The coalition says it`s unclear what caused the explosion.

The 10 wounded NATO service members were evacuated to a medical facility.

The landing site, which was not disclosed, has been secured by Afghan and coalition forces.

Bureau Report