Military probe blames air-ground miscommunication in bombing that killed 5 US troops, 1 Afghan

  • by: ROBERT BURNS , Associated Press
  • Updated: September 4, 2014 - 6:40 PM

WASHINGTON — A "friendly fire" incident in Afghanistan that killed five U.S. soldiers and one Afghan in June was caused by a series of avoidable miscommunications among air and ground forces, according to a military investigation report released Thursday.

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