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UN: Drones killed more Afghan civilians in 2012

February 20, 2013
By KIM GAMEL , THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

KABUL, Afghanistan - The number of U.S. drone strikes in Afghanistan rose sharply last year compared with 2011, the United Nations said Tuesday. The increase was a sign that unmanned aircraft are taking a greater role as Americans try to streamline the fight against insurgents while preparing to withdraw combat forces in less than two years.

 
 

 

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