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Security sources have told ITV News that eight Turkish soldiers and two children have died after a NATO helicopter crashed in the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan's capital.
A NATO helicopter, believed to be Turkish, has crashed just outside the Afghan capital of Kabul.
It is thought five people were killed.
David Cameron has told ITV News' Tom Bradby that the mission in Afghanistan will continue "with or without a political settlement" with the Taliban, after the terrorist group earlier withdrew from preliminary peace negotiations.
US officials have downplayed President Karzai's call for Afghan troops to take the lead for nationwide security in 2013.
Pentagon spokesman George Little said President Obama's transition plan was "consistent with President Karzai's comments today."
He also said it reflected "President Karzai's strong interest in moving as quickly as possible to a fully independent and sovereign Afghanistan".
The White House has said it remains committed to the Afghan reconciliation process, despite the Taliban's announcement of a suspension of talks with the US.
The Taliban in Afghanistan have given an explanation for the breakdown in negotiations with the US:
- The US has not fulfilled conditions for peace negotiations to proceed
- Peace negotiations with Afghan government are 'pointless'
- The main obstacle to talks was "shaky, erratic and vague standpoint of the Americans".
The Taliban in Afghanistan have suspended all talks with the US.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai has called on NATO-led forces to move out of all Afghan villages after the shooting spree in Kandahar in which 16 civilians lost their lives.
13 people have been killed and two were wounded in Dirawaud district of Uruzgan province.
Police chief Faried Aeel told ITV News that a small car was hit by a roadside bomb this morning around 11:15am. Nine children and four women were killed. The driver and one more person were wounded.
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Afghan President Karzai is calling for NATO forces to pull back from villages and remain in base camps after 16 civilians were shot dead.