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Thursday, September 25, 2008

"Shots fired in US-Pakistan clash," BBC, September 25, 2008.

[This account documents several versions of the story. Boris at Galloping Beaver notes that "NOW is a very good time to start talking about leaving Afghanistan sooner rather than later." -jlt]

The United States military says US and Afghan forces have exchanged gunfire with Pakistani troops across the border with Afghanistan.

A senior US military official says a five-minute skirmish broke out after Pakistani soldiers fired warning shots near two US helicopters.

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