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National Edition News Cover for October 21, 2013 - Only questions remain: A CH-47 Chinook helicopter was the wrong aircraft to fly into an uninspected and unwatched landing zone infested with Taliban fighters, according to family members of some of the 30 Americans killed. The Chinook helicopter burst into flames before hitting the ground.

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Only questions remain: A CH-47 Chinook helicopter was the wrong aircraft to fly into an uninspected and unwatched landing zone infested with Taliban fighters, according to family members of some of the 30 Americans killed. The Chinook helicopter burst into flames before hitting the ground.

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In this Oct. 4, 2009 photo, Pakistani Taliban commander Latif Mehsud sits with fellows in Sararogha in south Waziristan in Pakistan. U.S. troops are holding the senior Pakistani Taliban commander they captured in Afghanistan a week ago, an Afghan provincial official said Friday, Oct. 11, 2013. (AP Photo/Ishtiaq Mahsud)