Sunday, October 4, 2009

Afghanistan: Civilian Deaths after Dutch Bombardment

A spokesman of the British soldiers in Afghanistan has said that two women, six children and four Taliban have been killed by a bombardment carried out by a Dutch F 16 pilot in the province of Helmand. General van Uhm, the Chief commander of the Dutch army has said” “It is very sad that there are victims in part due to the behavior of the Taliban.” According to the United Nations 1013 civilians have been killed in the country in the first half of 2009. The foreign forces have caused 30 percent of these casualties.

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