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War in Afghanistan Now Deadlier For British Than Iraq

The parents of 16 children, 12 of those adopted, were found shot to death in their Florida home yesterday. Eight children of the victims, Byrd and Melanie Billings, were found inside the home, all unharmed. Authorities say they are looking for three males driving a red van who may be suspects in the murders, CNN.

Five British soldiers were killed in Afghanistan today, bringing the total of British soldiers killed in the war since 2001 to 184. The soldiers were killed in two separate attacks while on foot patrols in the Helmand province, BBC News.

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