Saturday, September 13, 2008

NATO kills 2 civilians, wounds 10

From Xinhua:

NATO bomb kills, wounds 12 civilians in E Afghanistan

KABUL, Sept. 10 (Xinhua) -- A bombing on Tuesday carried out by the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in eastern Afghan province of Khost missed the target, killing two civilians and wounding 10 others, reported by local newspaper Afghanistan Time on Wednesday.

"A NATO bomb missed its target and hit a house Tuesday, killing two civilians and wounding 10," the newspaper said.

It quoted a NATO statement as saying "ISAF weapon malfunctioned which meant to target a spot used by insurgents to fire rockets." ... (link)

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