US-led Raid Killed 39 Civilians

By Press TV

President Hamid Karzai's office said late on Wednesday the inquiry shows 39 civilians -- all women and children -- were killed in the attack.

Nato admits killing Afghan civilian

The undetermined number of deaths occurred on Thursday in the Shirzad district of Nangarhar province. Nato's International Security Assistance Force (Isaf) promised in a statement that the families of the victims would be compensated.

Afghans Say NATO Strikes Killed Civilians

NATO officials acknowledged preliminary reports that four to a dozen or more civilians were killed in a coalition airstrike Thursday in Nangarhar Province. Afghan accounts put the civilian deaths as high as 32.

U.S. troops kill Afghan civilians

As many as "a dozen or more" Afghan civilians died during a nighttime raid by U.S. troops hunting for Taliban commanders in eastern Afghanistan, military officials acknowledged Thursday.

Family, U.S. offer differing versions of deadly Afghan raid

Aman lay bleeding in his family guest room, alongside two of his brothers, all shot dead by U.S. special forces who were on the hunt for a Taliban leader.

From Information Clearing House


“Air strike kills Afghans” hours after Petraeus warning

BBC News [UK]


A Nato air strike is said to have killed at least 12 Afghan civilians, hours after the US commander urged his forces to avoid hurting non-combatants. The Nato-led Isaf force said it regretted the ‘apparent’ loss of life in Nangarhar province, where its forces had been conducting operations. … Mohammad Hassan, head of Nangarhar’s Khogyani district, told news agencies that between 12 and 14 people had been killed in one incident. Villagers were carrying the body of a flood victim for burial in their home village when they were bombed by Nato planes, he told Reuters news agency...

Informant: Thomas L. Knapp


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