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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