Pakistan: “Friendly fire” killed 13 troops

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March 29, 2011
San Jose Mercury News    
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"Friendly fire killed 11 Pakistani troops and two officers caught up in a militant ambush close to the Afghan border, a top commander said Tuesday. ... The victims were from the paramilitary Frontier Corp, which is being trained by a small contingent of American special forces. Gen. Asif Yasin Malik said a mortar fell short during the fight in the Khyber region." (03/29/11)  

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