NATO airstrike kills insurgents, possibly civilians, in Afghanistan




 
--
NATO airstrike kills insurgents, possibly civilians, in Afghanistan
 
September 8th, 2013  
News Manager
 

Topic: NATO airstrike kills insurgents, possibly civilians, in Afghanistan


NATO airstrike kills insurgents, possibly civilians, in Afghanistan
KABUL (Reuters) - A NATO airstrike targeting insurgents in Afghanistan's lawless east hit a pickup truck carrying up to ten militants, officials said on Sunday, amid reports that at least eight civilians, including seven women and children, were also among the dead. Civilian deaths have been a long-running source of friction between Afghan President Hamid Karzai and his international backers. Karzai has forbidden Afghan troops from calling for foreign air strikes, though that ban is not always adhered to, and NATO advises crews not to fire at or bomb populated areas. ...




More...
 


Similar Topics
Afghanistan suicide attack kills Kunduz district governor, civilians
NATO air strike kills two children, nine suspected Taliban in Afghanistan
Eight Afghan civilians said killed in NATO airstrike
NATO: raid in south Afghanistan kills 15 militants (AP)
Uzbekistan halts NATO overflights to Afghanistan