German soldiers kill Afghan woman


This video says about itself:

A Nato air strike is said to have killed between 70 and 130 people in the Afghan province of Kunduz.

Nato say they targeted Taliban fighters who had seized two fuel tankers.

Al Jazeera’s James Bays reports from a nearby village, where locals say many of the killed were civilians.

From DPA news agency in Germany:

German troops kill Afghan woman, local police chief says

Mar 10, 2011, 6:39 GMT

Kabul – German soldiers in northern Afghanistan have killed a civilian woman and injured another, police said Thursday.

German soldiers patrolling in Durman area of Chardarah district started firing in the surrounding area,’ said Gulam Mahidin, police chief of Chardarah district.

‘As a result of the firing, an Afghan woman was shot and killed and another injured,’ he said.

The incident took place on Wednesday in Kunduz province, where a large number of German troops are deployed.

The woman was inside her house when she was shot and died instantly while the injured bystander was outside a building, Mahidin said.

The police chief said the German military reported gunshots were fired at them.

‘But according to our reports, there were no firefights and German soldiers made a mistake,’ Mahidin said.

In February, an international, women-led non-profit called Afghans for Peace (AFP) with a mandate rooted in national sovereignty was launched. Its objective is to encourage ethnic diversity and its intention is to see peace and stability in the region: here.

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