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U.S. Kills Five Militants in Afghanistan

American warplanes killed five suspected Taliban militants in repelling nighttime attacks near the Pakistani border, the military said, while U.S.-led troops fatally shot an Afghan boy during a search for a bomb-maker Wednesday. In a separate incident, seven people died, including two children, when U.S.-led forces tried to detain a suspected Taliban militant in a village near Pakistan, the military said Thursday. Gen. James L. Jones, NATO’s supreme operational commander who was ending a visit, described such attacks as “random acts of violence” typical of the war-wrecked country, but insisted Taliban and al-Qaida holdouts are not a serious threat. Full Story

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