Report: More than 30 Afghan civilians killed in air strike

By REUTERS
November 3, 2016 14:50

KUNDUZ - More than 30 Afghan civilians, including women, children and elderly men, were killed and dozens wounded in an air strike in the northern province of Kunduz on Thursday, the provincial governor said.

The incident came as the US military said it had conducted air strikes to protect friendly forces in an operation in Kunduz in which two Americans were killed.

"Unfortunately more than 30 civilians were killed, including women and children, during the fighting. This was a horrible incident," said Asadullah Amarkhil, the governor of Kunduz.


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