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U.S. official: Killed forces were reinforcing troops in Afghanistan

By David Ariosto and Barbara Starr, CNN
August 6, 2011

Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN) -- In the single deadliest loss for U.S. troops since the Afghan war began in late 2001, 30 service members died early Saturday when a helicopter carrying them went down while they were reinforcing other troops, officials said.

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