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NATO airstrike 'kills two Afghan children'

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A NATO helicopter strike killed two children in southern Afghanistan on Saturday, officials said, in the latest civilian casualties to beset the coalition's war against Taliban militants. 

US special forces stand guard as Blackhawk helicopter land in Afghanistan's Marjah region, on February 24, 2010. A NATO helicopter strike has killed two children in southern Afghanistan, officials said, in the latest civilian casualties to beset the coalition's war against Taliban militants.

The operation close to Ghazni city was conducted after local people complained of a Taliban post targeting traffic convoys in the area, Mohammad Ali Ahmadi, the deputy governor of Ghazni province, said.

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