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Death toll erroneous attack Afghanistan runs on to sixteen

Death toll erroneous attack Afghanistan runs on to sixteen

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The number of deaths from an attack in Afghanistan that mistakenly was carried out by the Us air force has risen from nine to sixteen. A spokesman for Helmand province has Saturday explained.

The attack was made Friday in the district of Gereshk. The goal was a house in which the American military believed that fighters of the extremist Taliban and the middle east. In reality, they were the local security forces. How the mistake could happen, is chosen.

The Afghan troops fighting in the area against the Taliban, large parts of Helmand in the hands.

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