British helicopter crash in Afghanistan kills five troops

A British helicopter crashed in Afghanistan killing the five service members on board - all of whom are believed to be British.

ITV News Correspondent Harry Smith reports:

The Ministry of Defence says it is investigating, but cannot yet confirm the nationalities or the identities of the victims.

The crash makes today the deadliest day for foreign troops in Afghanistan this year, but it is not believed to have involved any enemy action.

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