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Six U.S. Soldiers Killed In Afghanistan Aircraft Crash

 
Six U.S. Soldiers Killed In Afghanistan Aircraft Crash
Posted Tuesday, December 17th 2013 @ 10am

(Kabul)  --  Six American soldiers are dead following an aircraft crash in southern Afghanistan.  The Taliban claimed responsibility for the crash on Twitter, saying its fighters shot down a helicopter that was "flying at low altitude" in Zabul province.  The crash is the single most deadly incident to hit NATO this year.  NATO says in a statement that the crash is under investigation.  

The most deadly incident of this type took place in August of 2011, when the Taliban shot down a transport helicopter.  All 38 people on board were killed, including 25 U.S. Special Ops forces.  

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