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Karzai charges NATO with killing seven civilians

Posted By yihan On November 24, 2011 @ 9:09 am In World News | Comments Disabled

AFP [1]
Thursday, November 24, 2011

Afghan President Hamid Karzai Thursday accused NATO-led international forces of killing seven civilians, most of them children, in an air strike in the southern province of Kandahar.

“Initial reports as stated by the district sub-governor indicate that an air strike carried out by the international forces in Siacha village in Zhari district killed seven persons including six children and injured another two young girls,” a statement from the presidential palace said.

“President Karzai was saddened when he heard the news and designated a team to fully investigate the incident.”

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[6] Nato ‘kills cousin of Afghan President Hamid Karzai’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/nato-kills-cousin-of-afghan-president-hamid-karzai.html

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