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Afghanistan: U.S. Airstrikes Kill At Least 30 Civilians

HeadlineNov 29, 2018

In Afghanistan, U.S. airstrikes killed at least 30 civilians in Helmand province, according to reports by local officials and residents Wednesday. At least 16 Taliban fighters were also reportedly killed in the attack. Hours later, a suicide bomber and several gunmen launched a coordinated attack near a British security compound in the capital Kabul, killing at least 10 and wounding 19. The attacks came as Afghan President Ashraf Ghani spoke at a U.N. meeting in Geneva, Switzerland, where he outlined plans for peace talks with the Taliban.

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