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More Afghan children being killed.
« on: February 08, 2014, 12:29:01 pm »
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The number of children killed and wounded in Afghanistan's war jumped by 34 percent last year as the Taliban stepped up attacks across the country and continued to lay thousands of roadside bombs, the United Nations said Saturday.
    This says to me the troops will not be cleared out nor the merc forces,, escalate the abomination and justify the occupation.
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