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A new report of Afghanistan civilian deaths in a U.S. airstrike fanned more furor Thursday, officials said. The report prompted Afghan President Hamid Karzai to call on U.S. President-elect Barack Obama to halt the attacks, CNN reported.
At least 40 Afghan civilians were killed and 28 more injured in a U.S.-led airstrike that hit a wedding gathering in southern Afghanistan, officials said.
Civilians including women and children were killed in a U.S. air strike aimed at Taliban militants in Afghanistan's Kandihar province, Afghan officials said.
Afghan officials in the Lashkar Gah area claim a NATO airstrike killed 25-30 civilians but NATO officials say they can't confirm civilian casualties.
THE bodies of at least 10 children and many more adults covered in blankets appear in videos released yesterday, lending weight to Afghan and UN claims that a US-led raid last month killed more civilians than the US reported.
By Fisnik Abrash Associated Press KABUL, Afghanistan -- The bodies of at least 10 children and many more adults covered in blankets and white shrouds appear in videos obtained by The Associated Press on Monday, lending weight to Afghan and U.N.
Afghans protest against continuous civilian death by Int'l troops KABUL, Sept.
KABUL | The U.S.-led coalition, Afghan government and the United Nations will launch a joint inquiry into a deadly raid in a village in the country's west, a top NATO official said Saturday. The incident this month has caused an outrage in Afghanistan.
By FISNIK ABRASHI By Fisnik Abrashi and Jason Straziuso The Associated Press KABUL, Afghanistan Afghan officials said Thursday that a deadly U.S.-led special forces raid on a remote western village last week was based on misleading information provided by a rival clan.
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