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Taliban attack US envoy's helicopter

Taliban attack US envoy's helicopter 23 Jun 2010 Despite increased security, gunmen greet US special envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan, Richard Holbrooke, with gunfire and mortars, in Afghanistan. Afghan officials said on Tuesday that Holbrooke's helicopter, the V22 Osprey, was apparently targeted by gunfire and mortars, when it tried to land. He was on his way to visit US troops and the governor of Helmand province in Marjah.