NATO air strike kills 10 Afghan kids

At least 10 children were killed and six women were injured in Afghanistan`s Kunar province in a security operation involving NATO`s aircraft.

Last Updated: Apr 08, 2013, 08:07 AM IST

Kabul: At least 10 children were killed and six women were injured in Afghanistan`s Kunar province in a security operation involving NATO`s aircraft, an official said on Sunday.
It occurred when Afghan forces backed by the NATO-led coalition forces launched cleanup operations against Taliban militants in Shigal district on Saturday morning, reported Xinhua citing district governor Zalmai Khan.
"The operations backed by NATO-led forces aircraft lasted till evening during which 10 children were killed and six women sustained injuries," he said, adding the casualties took place during air raids.

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