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President Karzai Is Saddened by the Death of 10 U.S. Soldiers
Office of the Spokesman to the President

05/06/2006

Arg, Kabul - H.E. Hamid Karzai, President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, was saddened by the unfortunate death of 10 US soldiers in a helicopter crash in the province of Kunar on Friday.

According to reports, a US helicopter crashed in Kunar province near a mountaintop landing zone on Friday night, killing all 10 soldiers and crew on board.

In his reaction to the news to the President “The people of Afghanistan will never forget the sacrifices made by the US soldiers for the sake of peace and prosperity of the people of Afghanistan.”

The President, on behalf of the people of Afghanistan, expressed his deepest sympathies and condolences to the families of the victims and to the people and Government of the United States of America.

 

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