Russia wants airstrike deaths of Afghan civilians probed

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - 23:56

Moscow: Afghan civilian deaths from airstrikes of NATO-led forces should be thoroughly investigated, a Russian foreign ministry official said Tuesday.
"Moscow has noticed reports about civilian casualties in Kunar province as a result of an airstrike of the International Security Assistance Forces (ISAF) in Afghanistan," Konstantin Dolgov said in a comment on the ministry`s website, reported Xinhua.
The special envoy for human rights, democracy and the rule of law was referring to an alleged ISAF air raid Saturday that killed 10 children in Afghanistan`s Kunar province.

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First Published: Tuesday, April 9, 2013 - 23:56

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