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Afghanistan receives Indian-funded Mi-24V helicopters (update)

23rd May 2019 - 06:00 GMT | by Gordon Arthur, Alexander Mladenov in Hong Kong and Moscow

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India handed over a pair of Russian-built Mi-24V attack helicopters to the Afghan Air Force (AAF) on 16 May during a ceremony at the air base at Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul.

Vinay Kumar, India’s ambassador to Afghanistan, formally handed over the helicopters that had been bought from ...

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