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US Soldier Kills 16 Afghan Civilians including Children, Women

Al-Manar | March 11, 2012

A US soldier opened fire on Afghan civilians in the southern province of Kandahar, killing 16 of them. […]

Agence France Press said its correspondent has counted the bodies of the killed, saying they were 16 people.

“Today at around 3:00 am a US soldier walked off his base and started shooting at civilians”, Ahmad Jawed Faysal, a spokesman for the Kandahar governor, told AFP.

“What we know at this stage is that there have been casualties in two villages, Alokozai and Garrambai villages (in Panjwayi district)”, he said.

“A delegation has been sent to find out how this has happened as well as to determine the dead and injured”, Faysal added. […]

NATO’s International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said in a statement it “regretted” the incident, saying the soldier has been detained. … Full article

March 11, 2012 - Posted by | Ethnic Cleansing, Racism, Zionism, Illegal Occupation, War Crimes | , , , , ,

1 Comment

  1. Don’t blame it on Afghans when a handful of US occupiers ( soldiers ) are going to bite the dust.

    Comment by B.Benhamid | March 11, 2012

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