Several Kenyan soldiers have been confirmed dead after a military helicopter crashed during training outside the country’s capital, Nairobi, a military statement says.
Kenya’s military confirmed the deaths in a statement but failed to give details on the numbers of soldiers involved in the incident.
Injured soldiers have been airlifted to a military hospital in Nairobi, the statement adds.
It is still unclear how many soldiers were onboard the helicopter but local media reports say 23.
Aircraft accident investigators are at the crash site to establish the cause of the accident, the military says.