Unmanned aerial vehicle crashes in Paktika province

Classification: UNCLASSIFIED
Caveats: FOUO

For Immediate Release
KABUL, Afghanistan (Oct. 7) - An unmanned aerial vehicle crashed in Paktika province Thursday.
The vehicle is a lightweight, medium-range reconnaissance and surveillance UAV system and contains no weapons or intelligence that could be exploited by enemy forces.
Initial reports indicate that the UAV crashed due to mechanical failure.