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U.S. drone strikes up sharply in Afghanistan

Posted By kurtnimmoadmin On February 25, 2013 @ 11:22 am In Old Infowars Posts Style,Tile,World at War | Comments Disabled

Shashank Bengali and David S. Cloud
seattletimes.com
February 25, 2013

One morning recently, a teenager named Bacha Zarina was collecting firewood on her family’s farm in eastern Afghanistan. About 30 yards away, as relatives recall, two Taliban commanders stood outside a house.

A missile screamed down from the sky, killing the two men instantly. Two chunks of shrapnel flew at Bacha Zarina and lodged in her left side.

Her family took her to the nearest hospital, a half-hour drive away, but she died en route, an accidental victim of the rapidly escalating U.S.-led campaign of drone strikes in Afghanistan. She was 14 or 15 years old.

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