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Videos of Afghanistan drone strike released

Washington, Jan 20 (UNI) The US military has released videos of the drone strike that was conducted in Kabul on August 29 last year killing 10 Afghan civilians, including seven children.
The video was released by the US Central Command, which oversees military operations in Afghanistan and the Middle East, on Wednesday in response to a Freedom of Information Act request from The New York Times.
According to the NYT, the newly declassified surveillance videos encompass about 25 minutes of silent footage from two drones, a military official said both were MQ-9 Reapers, showing the minutes before, during and after the strike.
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