Seven wounded after KDF chopper crash-lands in Dhobley


Kenyan Defense Forces helicopter crash-landed in Dhobley airstrip on Monday evening after it developed technical hitch while mid-air.

According to sources on the ground, seven occupants of the logistics military plane were wounded including the pilot.

Three injured people were airlifted to Nairobi for further medical attention on Tuesday while remaining four with light wounds are being treated at AMISOM level two hospital in Dhobley manned by KDF soldiers.

The Kenyan air force helicopter was on the return trip after it delivering significant supplies to AMISOM sector two.
Kenyan military integrated into AMISOM in February 2012 after the United Nations Security Council passed Resolution 2036.

AMSOM’s Sector 2, which has its headquarters in the port city of Kismayo, is comprised of Lower, Middle Juba, and Gedo regions.

There are more than 4000 troops from Kenya after they pulled out a battalion when 850 Sierra Leonean troops arrived.


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