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Tribal leaders in Baghran are known to be unhappy about continued American bombing in the area, which they say has led to unnecessary civilian casualties.
However, I am probably one of the most pessimistic.
The United Nations says it has reliable reports that 52 civilians were killed when US jets hit the Afghan village of Qalaye Niazi last week.
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