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5 US troops killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Five American troops with a special operations unit were killed by a U.S. airstrike called in to help them after they were ambushed by the Taliban in southern Afghanistan, in one of the deadliest friendly fire incidents in nearly 14 years of war, officials said Tuesday. The deaths were a fresh reminder that the conflict is nowhere near over for some U.S. troops, who...

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