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an unintentional fire, from which any resulting loss can be claimed as an insurance liability (opposed to
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The resulting uproar all but drowned out the important news: the marines suffered no casualties and encountered no
They also disagreed: some said they were fired on from beneath the bridge, but others said they do not remember
Officials said the helicopter may have been brought down by
but there was no confirmation of the cause of the crash.
It is anticipated that some linguists may be required to go on temporary duty or deployment to
Further, the aircraft and crews are subject to being targeted by
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