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Afghans tell of US soldier's killing rampage

Sitting on a dirty straw mat on the parched ground of southern Afghanistan, Masooma sank deeper inside a giant black shawl. Hidden from view, her words burst forth as she told her side of what happened to her family sometime before dawn on March 11, 2012.Full story

Four U.S. soldiers killed in Afghanistan's Kandahar

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Four U.S. soldiers were killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan's Kandahar province on Tuesday, the coalition and officials said, a day after three Georgian soldiers were killed in nearby Helmand. Full story

Taibbi: It’s been a violent few days in Afghanistan

  An American Blackhawk helicopter crashed in Afghanistan near Kandahar on Monday, killing all five American service members on board. It made Monday the deadliest day so far this year for U.S. troops in the area. NBC’s Mike Taibbi discusses.

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  Helicopter crash kills 5 US soldiers in Afghanistan

A helicopter crash in southern Afghanistan on Monday night killed five US soldiers, not long after two servicemen were gunned down in an earlier attack in eastern Afghanistan, making yesterday the deadliest day for US forces so far this year. NBC’s Mike Taibbi reports.

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