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US drone strike in Kabul that killed 10 civilians 'a tragic mistake': US general


US Central Command commander General Kenneth McKenzie admits the United States made a "mistake" when it launched a drone strike against suspected Islamic State militants in the Afghan capital Kabul on August 29, confirming that it killed 10 civilians instead. "The strike was a tragic mistake," McKenzie tells reporters at a Pentagon briefing after an investigation.  SOUNDBITE

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