Coalition strike mistakenly kills 10 Afghan police

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August 17, 2006 17:38

 
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A bomb dropped by a US-led coalition aircraft killed 10 police in southeastern Afghanistan, a deputy border police chief said. The US military said the "incident is under investigation." The policemen were killed when coalition aircraft mistakenly "dropped a bomb" on a two-vehicle border police patrol in Turwa area of southeastern Paktika province, said Gen. Abdul Rahman, Afghanistan's deputy chief of border police. There were no survivors, he said.

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