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US Denies Taliban Claim it Shot Down NATO Helicopter

A helicopter belonging to NATO-led forces made a “hard” landing in southern Afghanistan Friday, but all personnel on board “have been recovered with no casualties,” a U.S. military spokesman said, dismissing Taliban claims of shooting down the aircraft. The incident happened in the restive Helmand province, the site of intense fighting in recent weeks where many of its 14 districts are under the control of the Taliban insurgency "We can confirm a Resolute Support helicopter made a...

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