Saturday, February 19, 2011

US-led Airstrike Kills 37 Afghan Civilians

A US-led airstrike have killed at least 37 people and wounded several others in the troubled eastern Afghanistan amid growing discontent over such attacks.

Local media reports say the deadly strike took place in Kunar Province on Friday.

NATO has confirmed the incident, claiming that they were targeting “a prominent Taliban militant,” a Press TV correspondent reported.

Several women and children were among those killed in the attack on Kunar province.'


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