Monday, December 22, 2014   

Five NATO soldiers killed in US air strike
(06-10 19:44)

A US air strike killed five NATO coalition soldiers in an apparent ''friendly fire'' accident during clashes with Taliban insurgents in southern Afghanistan, and days ahead of the presidential election.
Local police and the Afghan army said that the NATO troops, as well as one Afghan soldier, were killed in the restive province of Zabul when air support was unleashed to try to beat back insurgent fighters.
''The casualties occurred during a security operation when their unit came into contact with enemy forces,'' NATO's International Security Assistance Force said.--AFP   
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