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Afghan who planned doing Leon Panetta ‘some harm’ dies of extensive burns

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KABUL, Afghanistan – An Afghan man who crashed a stolen truck at an airfield as U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta’s plane was landing there died Thursday of extensive burns, a top U.S. general in Afghanistan said. U.S. Lt. Gen. Curtis Scaparotti, the deputy commander of American forces in Afghanistan, told reporters traveling with Panetta in [...]