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Posted: Saturday, April 26, 2014 12:00 pm | Updated: 3:34 pm, Sat Apr 26, 2014.

KABUL, Afghanistan — A British helicopter crashed in southern Afghanistan on Saturday, killing five NATO troops in the single deadliest day this year for foreign forces as they prepare to withdraw from the country, officials said.

In Kabul, an Afghan university official identified two Americans killed in a shooting at a hospital in the capital earlier this week, the latest shooting by local security forces of those they are supposed to protect.

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