Monday, April 13, 2009

U.S.-led Terrorist Attacks Continue In Afghanistan, More Innocent People Killed

Afghan villagers say NATO strike killed civilians

By Amin Jalili

ASADABAD, Afghanistan (Reuters) - An overnight NATO-led airstrike on a remote Afghan village killed six civilians, including two children, Afghan officials said on Monday, but Western forces said they had targeted armed militants.

Civilian deaths caused by foreign troops hunting the Taliban have become a major cause of friction between the Afghan government and its Western backers, and sapped support for the presence of Western forces in the country.

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Saturday, April 11, 2009

U.S. Terrorist Attacks Kill Women and Children In Afghanistan

Anger after Afghan family killed in US raid
22 hours ago

ALI DAYA, Afghanistan (AFP) — An Afghan army colonel whose wife and children died in a US-led raid demanded action against the troops responsible Friday as President Hamid Karzai condemned the killings.

The operation in the eastern province of Khost around midnight Wednesday killed the wife of Afghan National Army artillery commander Awal Khan, two of his children and a brother.

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