Video Shows IED Destroying Afghan Army Helicopter

(Screen grab from Conflict News via Twitter)(Screen grab from Conflict News via Twitter)

This video purportedly shows an improvised explosive device, or IED, planted by Taliban fighters beneath a landing zone in Kunar province in eastern Afghanistan in an attack that destroyed what looks like an Afghan National Army Mi-17 transport helicopter. Viewer discretion is advised.

The video was previously reported by Conflict News, which tweeted about it on Friday (see below).

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