Afghan forces reportedly kill 3 UK troops

A NATO official says Afghan President Hamid Karzai has offered condolences and an apology amid reports that Afghan forces killed three British troops in the south.

Updated: Jul 13, 2010, 14:54 PM IST

Kabul, Afghanistan: A NATO official says Afghan President Hamid Karzai has offered condolences and an apology amid reports that Afghan forces killed three British troops in the south.
An investigation is under way and details of Tuesday`s incident remain unclear.

The international force earlier said that three of its service members died following an attack Tuesday in southern Afghanistan. NATO did not name the attackers.

A senior NATO official, speaking on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to disclose the information, said Karzai sent a letter of condolences to NATO and Britain and offered apologies were true.

Bureau Report