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5 Afghan soldiers 'killed in Nato strike'

BBC Online

A Nato airstrike has killed five Afghan soldiers in eastern Afghanistan, Afghan government officials say.

The airstrike took place in the early hours of Thursday in Charkh district of Logar province, a defence ministry spokesman said.

Five members of the Afghan army were killed and another eight injured, the spokesman said.

Nato said it was investigating reports of the incident but could not confirm details.

Published: 12:24 pm Thursday, March 06, 2014

Last modified: 9:35 pm Thursday, March 06, 2014

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