Afghan security forces patrol during an operation against suspected militants in Helmand, Afghanistan, on Thursday. Photo: EPA-EFE

Friendly fire: US air strike kills 17 policemen in Afghanistan

  • Bombs were dropped during clash between Afghan police and the Taliban in country’s southern Helmand province
  • Number of US air strikes has risen in past year, leading to more civilian deaths
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Afghan security forces patrol during an operation against suspected militants in Helmand, Afghanistan, on Thursday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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