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    REPORTED U.S. STRIKE DISCONCERTS KARZAI Paul Watson, Los Angeles Times, 11/4/03 http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-
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      REPORTED U.S. STRIKE DISCONCERTS KARZAI
      Paul Watson, Los Angeles Times, 11/4/03
      http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-
      afghan4nov04,1,6604572.story

      KABUL, Afghanistan - The deaths of six villagers in what Afghan
      officials said was a U.S. airstrike embarrassed President Hamid
      Karzai's government Monday as it tried to rally support for a draft
      constitution that is key to reuniting this war-ravaged country.

      The attack Friday night destroyed two houses in the village of Warez
      in the eastern province of Nuristan, killing four children, a woman
      and a young man, Deputy Governor Abdul Haleem Nooristani said in a
      telephone interview.

      Word of the attack reached Kabul, the capital, on Monday, as Karzai
      accepted the draft of a new constitution that, if approved by a
      traditional grand council next month, would concentrate significant
      powers in the presidency. An aide to Karzai confirmed that the
      airstrike had taken place...

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