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10 Soldiers Killed, Others Injured As Air Force Aircraft Crashes

Casualty figures coming from the crashed military aircraft in Kenya has been released.

According to figures seen on Citizen TV Kenya, 10 Kenya Defense Force (KDF) soldiers were killed, while 13 soldiers were also injured after a Kenya Airforce helicopter on training mission crashed at Ol Tepesi, Kajiado County.

Citizen TV Kenya had in an earlier report quoted the spokesperson for the KDF, Zippora Kioko as saying that a Mi 171e Air Force Helicopter said to be on a training mission had crashed around 0900hrs at the OlTepesi area in Ngong, Kaiiado County.

The news outlet had also shared pictures from the site of the crashed aircraft where a plume of black smoke could be seen coming from the ill-fated aircraft.

However, the cause of the air mishap have not been disclosed so far and more information will be made available soon.

Citizens of the country have been sending their condolence to the military and families of those who were involved in the accident.

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