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UPDATE: 5 US Troops Killed In Helicopter Crash In Afghanistan

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - A helicopter crash in southern Afghanistan has killed five US troops.
    
The crash near Kandahar city is under investigation, but NATO says "initial reports" show there was no enemy action in the area at the time.
    
The nighttime crash brings the total number of U.S. troops killed Monday to seven, making it the deadliest day for American forces so far this year.

 

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