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11 Killed in Afghan Helicopter Crash

Eleven people, including seven Americans, were killed Thursday in a helicopter crash in Kandahar, U.S. officials confirmed. Three Afghan soldiers and an Afghan interpreter were on board with the American soldiers. The details of the crash were not immediately clear, and officials said it was not clear whether it was enemy fire or mechanical problems that brought down the helicopter.

August 16, 2012 9:06 AM