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'Friendly Fire' Incident In Afghanistan Injures 9 British Troops

First Posted: 07-10-08 03:51 PM   |   Updated: 07-18-08 05:12 AM

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BBC News:

Nine British troops have been injured in a "friendly fire" incident in Helmand, Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defence has confirmed.

A UK Apache helicopter opened fire on troops from 2nd Battalion The Parachute Regiment on Wednesday after they were "mistaken for the enemy".

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