31 U.S. Troops Killed in Deadliest Incident in Afghanistan War (UPDATES)

August 2011
Moderate Voice;8/6/2011, p2
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The article focuses on various reports about the helicopter crash, which killed 31 U.S. troops in Kabul, Afghanistan on August 6, 2011. According to the "New York Times," a rocket-propelled grenade launched by rebels hit the Chinook helicopter. "Times" reports that 31 Americans and seven Afghan commandos were killed in the incident. "Washington Post" quotes Captain Justin M. Brockhoff of the International Security Assistance Force who denied claims that the Taliban is behind the incident.


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