US Department of Defense ( known as the Pentagon) confirmed on Monday that the plane that crashed in Afghanistan is an American bomber.
The Pentagon pointed out that the US military aircraft that crashed hours ago in the center of Afghanistan, is an “E-11A” bomber.
It was shot down on Monday in Ghazni province, Afghanistan.
A spokesperson of the Pentagon, Col Sonny Leggett, said the crash was caused by an enemy fire.
Leggett added that the Pentagon would provide additional information later while stressing that the “Taliban” allegations about shooting down another plane were false.
On the other hand, A spokesman for the Taliban movement of Afghanistan announced on Monday shooting down a plane boarding US troopers in Ghazni state in the middle of the country.
Sources affiliated to the movement assured that all people boarding the jet were killed, among them a number of US senior officers.
Aryana, the national Afghani carrier denied that of liners was crashed on Monday.
On the other hand, informed sources in Afghanistan told Novosti, a Russian news agency, that a foreign plane crashed on Monday at Deh Yak district of southern Ghazni province and all those on board have been killed.
Another Afghani news agency named Tolou’ revealed that the ill-starred jet crashed in a Taliban-controlled area.
The Interior Ministry said that the plane crashed at noon at 1:15 local time, and it belongs to Aryana Afghan Airlines, with 110 people on board.
The ministry confirmed that the plane number 358 had fallen in the Sodouzi area of Deh Yak district in Ghazni State.
The ministry released a statement stated that it is currently dealing with the issue appropriately.
Aryana confirmed that all of its planes were fine, and pointed to the safety of all its flights.
It issued a news release in response to what was circulated about the crash of an Afghan plane with 110 people on board in Ghazni, in the east of the country.
The Afghani carrier said that all flights reached their destinations.
Aref Nuri, a spokesman for the governor of Ghazni, said, “The plane that crashed on Monday is not an Afghan civilian one, but it belongs to a foreign company, and that everyone on board was burned, and only the bodies of the pilots were known.
A Taliban source said that an American plane was shot down and all who were boarding it were killed.
Nuri affirmed that the plane belongs to the US Special Forces.
Earlier, tribal sources reported that the plane had fallen and set fire to the accident site.