NATO says 'sorry' for killing Afghan women, child

A Kandahar police official said a U.S. military convoy opened fire on a civilian vehicle, killing a child, two women and a man.

NATO says 'sorry' for killing Afghan women, child

NATO-led forces in Afghanistan said on Saturday they would investigate the killing of four Afghans, reported by police to include a child and two women, by foreign troops in southern Kandahar city.

"We are deeply sorry for the loss of any life, especially civilians," spokesman Colonel Wayne Shanks was quoted as saying in a NATO statement.

A Kandahar police official said a U.S. military convoy opened fire on a civilian vehicle, killing a child, two women and a man.

The convoy involved appeared to belong to U.S. Special Forces, police official Shah Agha told Reuters.


Reuters
Last Mod: 25 Ekim 2009, 17:32
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