Dutch Soldiers Killed by Friendly Fire.

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    Four Dead In Afghan Friendly Fire
    Updated:20:11, Sunday January 13, 2008

    Dutch troops in Afghanistan have killed two of their own men and two allied Afghan soldiers, Holland's top military commander has revealed.

    A Dutch soldier in Afghanistan The Dutch soldiers were killed by their own troops during a nighttime battle in the southern Afghan province of Uruzgan.

    "Darkness, the weather conditions and the confused situation" played a role in the mistake, Dutch military commander General Dick Berlijn said.

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