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Misleading headline?

September 17, 2008

U.S. firm ambushed again in Afghan south, 23 dead

afghan-children-220.jpgKABUL (Reuters) – At least 23 people were killed when Taliban insurgents ambushed a U.S. security firm convoy in southwestern Afghanistan on Friday, provincial officials said, the second attack on the firm in as many days.

Farah provincial police chief Khalilullah Rahmani said 15 of the dead were Taliban militants killed in the fighting that broke out following the ambush.

Shame on you for this misleading headline.

Dave N.

As several readers pointed out to us, the headline was a bit misleading, considering more than half of the dead were Taliban militants: GBU Editor

Afghan children gather in front of German Bundeswehr army soldiers of ISAF forces during a CIMIC (Civil Military Cooperation) mission in the outskirts of Masar-i-Sharif, north of Kabul, September 14, 2008. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

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