Afghan civilians killed in NATO airstrike: Official

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 13, 2013 - 14:05

Kabul: At least 10 Afghan civilians were killed overnight in a NATO airstrike originally targeting a militants` hideout in the country`s eastern province of Kunar, the provincial governor said on Wednesday.

"The NATO-led coalition forces carried out an air raid against a compound in Sheltan area of Shegal district at about 11:00 p.m. Tuesday," Seyyed Fazlullah Wahid told Xinhua.

He said the raid claimed the lives of 10 civilians besides killing four armed militants.

(Xinhua-ANI)



First Published: Wednesday, February 13, 2013 - 13:40

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