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An Afghan youth looks at the damage caused during a NATO raid in the Khogyani district of Nangarhar province, east of Kabul, Afghanistan, on Monday, Feb. 21, 2011. The NATO coalition says it is investigating the accidental death of Afghan civilians in Nangarhar province along the Pakistan border. (AP Photo)
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An Afghan youth looks at the damage caused during a NATO raid in the Khogyani district of Nangarhar province, east of Kabul, Afghanistan, on Monday, Feb. 21, 2011. The NATO coalition says it is investigating the accidental death of Afghan civilians in Nangarhar province along the Pakistan border. (AP Photo)

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