US armed forces keep killing Afghan civilians, over 21 today


Afghan demonstrators block a road in protest against US soldiers killing civiliansFrom the Irish Examiner:

Twenty-one Afghan civilians ‘killed in coalition airstrike’

At least 21 civilians were killed in airstrikes called in by US Special Forces soldiers fighting with insurgents in southern Afghanistan, officials said today. …

A resident of the area, Mohammad Asif, said five homes in the village of Soro were bombed during the battle, killing 38 people and wounding more than 20.

He said Western troops and Afghan forces had blocked people from entering the area.

Those official apologies from US and NATO representatives for having killed Afghan civilians again … and again … and again … sound somewhat like an alcoholic who tearfully promises never to touch a drop of alcohol again, and then gets drunk on the same day of that promise …

See also here.

And here.

See also here.

Civilian killed in Kandahar: here.

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