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Downed Copter in Afghanistan Was Under Fire

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Downed Copter in Afghanistan Was Under Fire

Downed Copter in Afghanistan Was Under Fire

Downed Copter in Afghanistan Was Under Fire

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The fate of 17 U.S. military personnel aboard a Chinook helicopter that went down near the Afghan-Pakistani border Tuesday remains uncertain. Officials confirm that the copter was under hostile fire, but they say severe weather and rugged terrain are hampering recovery efforts.