Breaking news out of Afghanistan where we’re seeing reports of a crash involving a medevac helicopter responding to U.S. Special Forces troops who were killed or wounded in an anti-terror operation near the town of Marjah:
@CBSDavidMartin: US special ops forces have taken casualties near Marja; mortar round may have damaged their helo; Medevac on the ground
— Mary Walsh (@CBSWalsh) January 5, 2016
BREAKING: Number of U.S. Soldiers killed & wounded after US medevac helicopter responding to wounded US special forces crashed.
— News_Executive (@News_Executive) January 5, 2016
Reports: Unknown number of U.S. special ops soldiers killed or wounded in Afghanistan. NBC News says medevac helicopter was fired upon.
— WOKV News (@WOKVNews) January 5, 2016
— U.S. Military Forum (@USMilitaryForum) January 5, 2016
MORE: U.S. medevac helicopter responding to wounded U.S. Special Forces down in Afghanistan: report https://t.co/HUol1xMaWA
— Reuters Top News (@Reuters) January 5, 2016
— Fox News (@FoxNews) January 5, 2016
We’ll update this post as soon as we know more.
U.S. officials: 1 U.S. soldier killed, 2 hurt in Afghan fighting https://t.co/QttSgoXZup
— Washington Post (@washingtonpost) January 5, 2016
Breaking: 1 US soldier KIA in S. #Afghanistan in joint counter-terror op, US medevac helo damaged by mortar but able to fly- Sr Def Official
— Jim Sciutto (@jimsciutto) January 5, 2016