Rocket hits Afghan wedding, at least 15 killed: officials

An Afghan National Army soldier and policeman walk during a patrol in the Sangin district of Helmand province on May 21, 2013A rocket fired during fighting between Afghan forces and insurgents killed at least 15 wedding guests late Wednesday in the southern province of Helmand, officials said, highlighting the continuing conflict after NATO’s combat mission ended. Most of the victims were women and children in the attack in Helmand’s Sangin district, a Taliban stronghold where the US and British troops were involved in years of fierce fighting until the NATO withdrawal.

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