Sunday, May 29, 2011

Karzai Bans Night Raids by US-led Forces

Afghan President Hamid Karzai has ordered the Defense Ministry to take control of night raids amid mounting civilian casualties by foreign forces in Afghanistan.

Night raids are one of the most controversial tactics used by the US-led forces in the war-torn country.

"President Hamid Karzai ordered the Defense Ministry to prevent foreign troops from uncoordinated and arbitrary operations and bring night raids under its control," a government statement said on Saturday.'


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