NATO kills another Afghan child

This video from the USA is called NATO Gunships Kill 9 Afghan Children; 3rd Reported Attack on Afghan Civilians in 2 Weeks.

From PAN news agency in Afghanistan:

March 13, 2011

ISAF vehicle crushes child to death

Abdullah, the victim’s uncle, said Abu Bakar was five years old

By Bashir Ahmad Naadem

A vehicle of foreign troops traveling in a convoy crushed to death a child in southern Kandahar province, an official said on Sunday.

The incident took place in the Chawni area of Kandahar City, the provincial capital, on Saturday afternoon, Zalmay Ayubi, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News.

The convoy, heading to Arghandab district, emerged from an ISAF base in the city. It hit the child who walking the road, he said, adding the incident was being investigated.

Abdullah, the victim’s uncle, said Abu Bakar was five years old. Residents tried to stop the convoy, but the troops opened fire into the air and left the area.

The relative asked foreign forces to avoid traveling roads in daytime. There is no word from the ISAF about the incident so far.

Afghan President Hamid Karzai called on Nato and the United States on Saturday to stop waging war on his country: here.

Cry against gender violence in Afghanistan. Unless current laws regarding the protection of women are implemented in full, the consequences of gender violence will continue to exact a punishing effect on women’s lives: here.

Poll: Nearly two-thirds of Americans say Afghan war isn’t worth fighting – The Washington Post: here.

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