5 US troops killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan

NATO says 5 service members killed in Afghanistan

Most of the forces operating in the area are from the United States.

(AP) Five Americans troops were killed in an apparent coalition airstrike in southern Afghanistan, officials said Tuesday, in one of the worst friendly fire incidents involving United States and coalition troops since the start of the nearly 14 year war.

The U.S.-led international coalition said the service members were killed in an apparent friendly fire incident, which an Afghan official...

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