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Apparent Friendly Fire Kills Five American Troops In Afghanistan05:31

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American authorities say five American troops and one Afghan army soldier have died in what appears to have been friendly fire.

The troops called in for NATO help while under fire from Taliban fighters in Afghanistan, but the support hit the wrong target, killing friendly soldiers.

NPR's Sean Carberry joins Here & Now's Meghna Chakrabarti from Kabul to discuss the latest details.


This segment aired on June 10, 2014.

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