2 US soldiers injured in military helicopter crash in Colorado

Washington, Mar 28 (UNI) Two soldiers were injured in a military helicopter crash in the western U.S. state of Colorado on Wednesday, local media reported.

At approximately 6:30 p.m. local time (0130 GMT Thursday), a single AH-64 Apache helicopter crashed while conducting routine training on the post, officials at Fort Carson, KKTV, a television station in Colorado Springs in the state, reported.

Fort Carson is a U.S. Army installation just outside Colorado Springs.

Fort Carson officials were quoted as saying by the news outlet that the helicopter was from the 4th Infantry Division.

Officials said emergency personnel were on the scene, and the two soldiers, who suffered minor injuries, had been transported to an army hospital, according to the report.

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